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Principal volatile ingredient of lemon grass and citronella oil. Used in soap perfumes and as an insect repellent.
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The most effective components were citronellal and nerol against all pathogens used in our study.
For alternative medical practises, chemo-types with a high content of geranial, neral and citronellal are preferred.
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that it is the molecular makeup of bugs that enables citronellal (the aromatic liquid used in lotions, sprays and candles) and DEET to prevent insects from landing and feeding on you.
Seven Eartholates are currently available: Citral Organic Eartholate, Citronellal Organic Eartholate, Geraniol Organic Eartholate, Cinnamaldehyde Organic Eartholate, Linalool Organicex Basil Eartholate, Linalool Organicex Petitgrain Eartholate and Linalool Acetate Organicex Petitgrain Eartholate.
He notes that some forms of lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) are nearly 38 percent citronellal.
citronellal, which is often used in candles or insect repellent lotions.
The odor manipulations were then done by dispensing TMT and citronellal in the middle of the Whatman filter paper suspended from the middle of the clear lid of the box.
The aroma fraction from the orange pulp (sample 7) contained less limonene and more citronellal, terpinen-4-ol, and [alpha]-terpineol than the orange peel oil.
As indicated by changes in intracellular chemistry, each of three odorants--carvone (spearmint or carroway seeds), citronellal (citrus), and limonene (lime)--activated a different chimeric receptor.
Essential oil of the plant, composed mainly of contains caryophyllene P, citronellal, geraniol, geranyl acetate, linalool, neral, nerol,, thymol, carvacrol and ursolic acid, is responsible for some of these effects [8].