Geraniol is a monoterpene alcohol.
Lemonol, geranyl alcohol
C10 H18 O
hard to dissolve in water
This essential oil may be found in many plants and herbs, particularly in hemp, roses, geraniums, coriander, nutmeg, laurel, thyme, and the curry plant.
Initial studies have shown that geraniol seems to be able to induce the death of cancer cells and inhibit the growth of tumors.
In sensitive people, the substance may cause dermatitis and hives, especially with higher dosing or frequent use. Geraniol is considered a weak contact allergen.