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Farnesol is a natural organic compound which is a sesquiterpene alcohol found as a colorless liquid. It is insoluble in water, but miscible with oils.
Additional recommended knowledge
Farnesol is also a natural pesticide for mites and is a pheromone for several other insects.
In a 1994 report released by five top cigarette companies, farnesol was listed as one of 599 additives to cigarettes.  It is a flavoring ingredient.
Health & Safety information
Farnesol should be avoided by people with perfume allergy.
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