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Lights, cameras, vanillin! A new patent application from BASF describes a novel stilbene whose vanilla-like odor intensifies under artificial or natural light.
Breathe easier with bergamot. Get away with grapefruit. Loosen up with lemon and relax with rose. AmorePacific has patented an aromatherapy blend for anti-stress effects in perfume and cosmetic applications.
This month's column features the latest ingredients, including methionyl butyrate, hop essence fraction, 2-ethylbutyric acid and more.
This month's column discusses the chemical components of tagetes oil.
The author discusses the chemical components of clary sage oil.
The most recent addition to the citrus family, the grapefruit was relatively unknown to both Eastern and Western civilizations until its discovery in Barbados in 1750. Since then, it has spread to tropical and sub-tropical regions throughout the Western Hemisphere, and is renowned for its distinctive, sweet-sour flavor. Here, the authors review the similarities between the grapefruit and its larger ancestor, the pummelo, and examine grapefruit oil components and their distinct flavor profiles.
Galangal or greater galangal oil is obtained from the steam distillation of comminuted rhizomes of Alpinia galanga Willd. a spice which has a woody, fl oral spicy aroma that is dissimilar to ginger. A limited amount of oil of galangal is produced in various countries in southeast Asia.
A case study for "NATIORA" — the Malagasy natural product label.
The characteristics and uses of a unique botanical extract.
Perfumers complain when a shortage of a product interferes with their research. Sporadic demand and lack of regular outlets for a product causes this. Cooperation between producers and consumers of fragrance materials could lead to research on and development of certain plants that would be very useful for perfumery to the benefit of both. Egypt, bemuse of the regularity of the climate, richness of the land, and large labor concentration, would be fitted for this cooperation.