citronellal


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cit·ro·nel·lal

(sit'-rō-nel'ăl),
Principal volatile ingredient of lemon grass and citronella oil. Used in soap perfumes and as an insect repellent.
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has been attributed to the presence of volatile substances in its leaves, such as citronellal, citronellol, and geraniol, among others (Shasany et al., 2000).
Thujone (trans), [alpha]-pinene, [beta]-myrcene, terpinen, limonene, 1.8-cineole, linalool, bornyl acetate, citronellal, eugenol, geranyl acetate, nerol, [beta]-caryophyllene were purchased from Aldrich Company, USA.
Optical Purity Study of Citronellal present in the Essential Oils obtained from Citronella and of Lemon Eucalyptus
Depending on the origin and type of manufacturing method of rose water obtained from the sepals and petals of Rosa damascena from Central Iran through steam distillation, the following monoterpenoid and alkane components could be identified with GC-MS: Mostly citronellal, nonadecane, geraniol and phenyl ethyl alcohol, and also henicosane, 9nonadecen,eicosane, linalool, citronellyl .
In some cases, activities have been associated with the major constituent, citronellal, providing potential antimicrobial agents [12].
(Labiaceae)###Essential oil (geranial, neral, citronellal), Antiviral activity, aromatherapy,
The researchers concluded that the acyclic monoterpenes, such as myrcene, linalool, citronellol and citronellal, tend to modulate the opioid system as well as decreasing the release of NO.
However, the main chemical constituents of the crude extract and oil from Cymbopogon spp are alpha- cubebene, camphene, citronellal, geraniol, limonene, palmitic acid and sabinene (4).
(lemongrass), native to India, known for producing an essential oil rich in citral, (20) and Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle (citronella), native to Ceylon, known for the repellent power of its essential oil rich in citronellal. (6) The use of essential oils from species of the genus Cymbopogon, such as C.
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.
"Some northern European forms of lemon balm are high in citronellal, a compound which mimics the well-known herbal repellent citronella oil," says Arthur Tucker, an ethnobotanist at Delaware State University.