April 20, 2018

Farnesene / Alpha Farnesene / Beta Farnesene

Farnesene is a sesquiterpene, as found in citronella, German chamomile, juniper, lavender, peppermint, rose, and yarrow. Sesquiterpenes are less volatile than monoterpenes, but still prone to oxidation.  They have a strong odor.  If oxidized (exposed to air) they could cause skin irritation and/or mucous membrane irritation. Links to Plants Containing […]