Definitions for "Linalool"
In 1989 the Drug Adminstration identified 5 fragrance chemicals (this being one) to be among those constituents in cosmetics most frequently involved in adverse reactions.
An important naturally occurring compound in aromatic varieties such as Riesling and Gerwurztraminer. It has an aroma of citrus with floral notes.
plant-derived Linalool occurs naturally in many essential oils we use: basil, bay, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, cinnamon, cistus, citronella, clary sage, coriander, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, helichrysum, ho leaf, lavandin, lavender, lemon, lime, litsea, mandarin, marjoram, neroli, niaouli, palmarosa, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, rose, rosemary, Spanish sage, spearmint (garden mint), tagetes, thyme, violet absolute, yarrow and ylang ylang. Some people are sensitive to this constituent.
a colorless fragrant liquid found in many essential oils