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Farnesol

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INCI name
FARNESOL
Alternative names
Origin
varied
Definition
2,6,10-Dodecatrien-1-ol, 3,7,11-trimethyl-
INCI function
alleviative, Solvent, Deodorant
The INCI function describes solely the purpose of a cosmetic ingredient. It does not reveal its actual effects and skin compatibility. You'll find these and other characteristics below.
Characteristics
  • Rating: average Dissolves other substances
  • Rating: average declarable fragrance
  • Rating: good Reduces or masks unpleasant body odours
  • Rating: good Helps lightening discomfort of the skin or of the scalp
  • Rating: good für zertifizierte Naturkosmetik zugelassen
CAS-No.
4602-84-0
EINECS/EILINCS-No.
225-004-1

Studies, literature and statements on Farnesol

  • Springer Lexikon Kosmetik, page 154

    Antimicrobial (prevents sweat-causing bacteria). Component of several etheric oils.

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