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 (jə-rā′nē-ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A fragrant, pale yellow liquid alcohol, C10H18O, derived chiefly from the oils of geranium and citronella and used in cosmetics and flavorings.

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(dʒɪˈreɪnɪˌɒl; dʒɪˈrɑː-)
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless or pale yellow terpine alcohol with an odour of roses, found in many essential oils: used in perfumery. Formula: C10H18O
[C19: from gerani(um + alcoh)ol]
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The "active ingredient" is geraniol, constituent of rose oil.
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The main components of the oils were citronellal (35.47%; RI = 1154), geraniol (21.83%; RI = 1256), and citronellol (10.94%; RI = 1229) in C.
Typical seed oil is composed of I3-terpinene, camphor, limonene, geraniol and myrcene (Matasyoh et al., 2009).
Furthermore, we offer aroma ingredients such as citral, geraniol and L-menthol.
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Each shelter contained one of two odors, hexanol or geraniol, and subjects (n = 8) were randomly assigned to a shelter.