Neo menthol, C10H20O, is a monoterpenoid compound generally used as an additive in oral hygiene products and as a flavouring agent in food and beverages. It blends well with Geranium, Spruce oil, Myrrh, Ylang Ylang, Hyssop aroma, Bergamot, Melissa, Sandalwood, Rose and Rosewood.
Neo menthol is extensively used in perfumery composition because of its penetrating fragrance. It is safe for health and hence is also used as a flavouring compound in the food industry.
Clear, colourless, transparent liquid
Sweet, characteristic, minty
(+)-Neomenthol, dl Neomenthol, (1S,2S,5R)-(+)-Neomenthol, p-menthan-3-ol
0.900 to 0.903 @ 20°C
1.459 - 1.462 @ 20°C
Soluble in alcohol; insoluble in water