Aurantiol is a very useful ingredient with floral, lily, orange blossom and sweet characteristics, it is made by reacting methyl anthranilate with hydroxycitronellal.
It is used extensively in a large variety of floral notes such as orange-blossom, linden-blossom and tuberose. Used in citrus cologne types.
- It acts as an excellent fixative as well as exalting the top notes. It gives an oriental character when used in amber and chypre compositions and blends particularly well with macrocyclic musks.