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Jun 06, 2006 | 03:17 PM CDT
By: Leopold Jirovetz,Gerhard Buchbauer, Manochehr …
Essential oils and extracts of Mentha spicata have long been of high importance in food-product, perfumery and cosmetic applications due to their intense, pleasant, clear-fresh odor. In addition to this species of the Labiatae family, Mentha piperita L. (peppermint) and Mentha arvensis L. (cornmint) are also used extensively.8
Jun 06, 2006 | 03:05 PM CDT
By: Tincuta Veriotti, Megan McGuigan and Richard S…
Dramatic reductions in characterization and analysis times for essential oils were achieved using high speed gas chromatography (HSGC) and time-of-flight mass spectrometry (TOFMS). High-speed separations were achieved with relatively short capillary separation columns operated with high carrier-gas flow rates and fast temperature programming. Unique features of TOFMS include high spectral acquisition rates and spectral continuity (constant ion-abundance ratios across chromatographic peak profile).
Jun 06, 2006 | 02:55 PM CDT
By: Nelson, Kate Nelson and Dave Josephson
If there is one thing that successful technology companies have in common it is marketing and public relations. One can hardly read a business-oriented magazine today without seeing either a technology advertisement or self promoting article. But how is a layman to separate fact from fiction?
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:18 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Laurel Leaf Oil In 1997, Fiorini et al. compared the composition of flower, leaf, stem bark and stem wood oils of Laurus nobilis using GC and GC/MS. The results of this comparative study can be found in Table I.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:09 AM CDT
By: Maurice Wagner
The fragrance industry formulates and supplies fragrances to consumer product manufacturers, particularly in the cosmetic and household cleaning product sectors. The industry has been maintaining a strict self-regulatory system for more than 30 years. This system aims at ensuring the safety of the substances used.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:02 AM CDT
By: Danute Pajaujis Anonis
In the previous article on cedarwood (Perfumer & Flavorist magazine, May/June 2001), we discussed different cedarwood oil types and various cedarwood derivatives. In this article, we will look at the use of cedarwood and its derivatives, as well as specialties in various types of fragrances.
Jun 06, 2006 | 07:54 AM CDT
By: Mans Boelens and Harrie Boelens
Every living organism needs information for the maintenance of its life and species. To gather this information animals, including humans, possess senses.
Jun 06, 2006 | 07:47 AM CDT
By: Daemmon Reeve, RC Treatt, and David Arthur
In the second installment of articles looking at the origins and development of fruits and their flavoring derivatives, Daemmon Reeve and David Arthur investigate mandarins and tangerines. Today, there are literally hundreds of commercially recognized varieties of mandarin and tangerine in existence worldwide.
Jun 06, 2006 | 07:43 AM CDT
Gliding silently across the canopy of a coastal rainforest in the Masoala Peninsula of northeastern Madagascar, Roman Kaiser knew he was on to something good. “Can you smell this unique scent of White Freesia and Robina — which tree might it be — we have to go closer,” Kaiser said to his ScentTrek teammate and Givaudan executive perfumer, Dave Apel.
Jun 01, 2006 | 07:23 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Pepper oil; caraway herb, seed and root oils; cinnamon leaf oil; patchouli oil