(E, E)-Farnesol
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(E, E)-Farnesol

Product name: (E, E)-Farnesol
CAS number: 106-28-5
Boiling point: 149 °C4 mm Hg(lit.)
Density: 0.886 g/ml at 20 °C(lit.)
Refractive index: n20/D 1.490(lit.)
Molecular formula: C15H26O
Molecular weight: 222.37
Storage condition: sealed and dry, 2-8°C

(E,E)-Farnesol description

Farnesol is widely found in flowers, leaves, stems and other parts of plants, especially in some Chinese herbal medicine plants and spice plants with high content, such as camphor, magnolia flower, loquat leaf and other important resources with good development and utilization prospects. Farnesol is one of the important active ingredients of Chinese herbal medicine plants, and also one of the main flavoring ingredients in some important spice plant essential oils. Therefore, it has been widely used in medicine, pesticides, cosmetics, daily chemical and other aspects requiring its biological activity, and has a good prospect.

(E,E)-Farnesol physical property

Farnesol is a colorless oily liquid, which has a pleasant, mild and delicate floral smell with the characteristics of lily of the valley. At the same time, because of its good fragrance fixing effect, it is often used as the base fragrance, and is an important fragrance raw material in high-end floral essence. The physical constants of acanthol vary with the source and isomer. There are three double bonds in the molecule of acanthol. It is better to keep it at low temperature and seal it well when storing it, which can effectively reduce the oxidation of acanthol.

(E,E)-Farnesol purpose

Alcohol synthetic flavor. It is mainly used as the blending material of essence with floral charm, such as lily of the valley, clove, rose, violet, neroli, cyclamen, etc., and also as the blending spice of oriental and plain heart essence.

(E,E)-Farnesol presence and preparation

Presence: It naturally exists in essential oils such as lemon grass oil and citronella oil.

Preparation: saponification method and synthesis method are used. The saponification method is obtained by saponification reaction after the treatment of Kaluwa oil with Pg acetic anhydride to generate neroli tertiary alcohol. The synthesis method uses acetylene as raw material to synthesize methyl butanol, regenerate it into neroli tertiary alcohol, and finally saponify it.