Citronellyl formate, also called tiglate, is an ester found in geranium and mandarin.
Esters are formed from the combination of acids and alcohols.
Links to Plants Containing Citronellyl formate
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ANTI-CANCER / ANTI-TUMOR
- Citronellol, citronellyl formate, geraniol and citronellyl acetate from geranium oil exhibited marginal antitumour activities. From: Fang, H. J., Su, X. L., Liu, H. Y., Chen, Y. H., & Ni, J. H. (1988). [Studies on the chemical components and anti-tumour action of the volatile oils from Pelargonium graveoleus]. Yao xue xue bao= Acta pharmaceutica Sinica, 24(5), 366-371.
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