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OIL GERANIUM [1 record]

Record 1 2002-02-20


Subject field(s)
  • Chemistry
  • Food Additives
  • Pharmacology

The volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from a variety of partially dried grass ... Used in rose, fruit, and spice flavorings for beverages, ice cream, ices, candy, and baked goods.


Oil of geranium [is a] volatile oil from leaves of Pelargonium odoratissimum Ait. and allied species ... Use: In perfumery; as odorant for tooth and dusting powders ...


  • Chimie
  • Additifs alimentaires
  • Pharmacologie

Liquide odorant obtenu par distillation à la vapeur de Pelargonium odoratissimum.


On l'emploie en parfumerie et comme arôme de rose, de fruit et d'épices pour bonbons, crèmes glacées, boissons, dentifrices, etc.

Key term(s)
  • huile de géranium


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Química
  • Aditivos alimentarios
  • Farmacología
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