geraniol by oxidation goes into the aldehyde, citral, which occurs in lemons, oranges and verbena flowers.
It is very largely used for perfuming cheap soaps, and also serves as a source for the production of geraniol.
It is also a favourite adulterant for otto of rose, and is used as a source of geraniol.
This oil consists mainly of linalol, together with small quantities of methyl heptenone, geraniol, and d-terpineol.
The oil consists chiefly of geraniol, free, and combined with acetic and caproic acids, and dipentene.
Among its constituents are limonene, linalyl acetate, geraniol and geranyl acetate.