Aurantiol (a schiff’s base of hydroxycitronellal / methyl anthranilate)


Name: Aurantiol (Givaudan)
Other Names: Auralva (IFF), Aurantesin ( Symrise), Aurantion (Givaudan), Aurantha (Takasago)
My Aroma Description (Perfumer’s Notes): sweet, heavy, floral, grape, grape-soda, orange-blossom, linden-blossom, neroli, melon and lily
Uses: According to Chris Bartlett it can be ussed in citrus colognes plus It gives an oriental character when used in amber and chypre compositions and blends well with macrocyclic musks.*
Raw Material Family: Floral
Note: Middle / Base
Type: Aroma Chemical / Molecule
Emotional Rewards: Refreshing, Exhilarating


This Schiff’s Base is made from reacting Methyl Anthranilate with Hydroxycitronellal. The Methyl Anthranilate has a fruity grape smell. It’s used for used for the flavor of grape Kool-Aid and grape soda. Methyl Anthranilate naturally occurs in gardenia, jasmine, lemon, mandarin orange, neroli, oranges, strawberry, tuberose, wisteria and ylang ylang. It is also a component of apple flavour. Hydroxycitronellal has  a delicate, floral, lily, Lilly of the valley (muguet) smell.