What is Geraniol?

Geraniol is a monoterpenoid best known for its presence in roses, giving them their distinctive smell. This terpene is also abundant in lemongrass, citronella, and geranium. When isolated, geraniol is a colorless to slightly yellow oil. Geraniol has a scent familiar to many because it provides flowers with a floral and somewhat citrusy aroma.

Geraniol Terpene Molecule

Properties

  • Color: Colorless to pale yellow
  • Consistency: Liquid
  • Odor: Floral, rose, citrus
  • Taste: Sweet floral, citrus
  • Boiling point: 230ºC
  • Flash point: 108ºC
  • Solubility: In water, 100 mg/L at 25ºC
  • Formula: C10H18O
  • Density: 0.8894 g/cm3 at 20ºC
  • Molecular Weight: 154.253 g/mol

Where to buy Geraniol

You can purchase the Geraniol isolate from Floraplex Terpenes in a variety of sizes at extremely competitive prices with free shipping to anywhere in the continental United States on orders over $30.

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