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Cis-3-Hexenol is commonly known as leaf alcohol. It is a colourless oily liquid, with an intense grassy green aroma of fresh green grass and leaves. It is present in small amounts in mint oils and received from fractional distillation by time-to-time from Mint terpenes. It is very important aroma compound that is used in fruits, vegetable flavours, alcohol and perfumes. Its esters are also important flavours and fragrance raw material.
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A technique used to isolate or purify various components present in essential oils, fractional distillation separates the volatile oil in different fractions or portions at various boiling points.
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How is Cis-3-Hexenol obtained?
Also known as leaf alcohol, Cis-3-Hexenol is usually present in small amounts in mint oils. It is obtained by the fractional distillation, on regular intervals, of Mint terpenes. A popular aroma compound, it is used in fruits and vegetable flavourings.
Which applications can Cis-3-Hexenol be used in?
Cis-3-Hexenol is known for its intense aroma of fresh grass. It is widely used in segments like oral care, confectionery, perfumery, personal care products, beverages, tobacco flavouring, pharma and nutraceuticals. Its esters are also popularly used as flavour and fragrance raw material.
What are the colour and aroma characteristics of Cis-3-Hexenol?
Cis-3-Hexenol is a colourless oily liquid with a distinct aroma of fresh green grass and leaves. Its aroma compounds are commonly used in fruits, vegetable flavours, alcohol and perfumes.
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