Cis 3 Hexenol or leaf alcohol, is a transparent liquid with many powerful characteristics. This liquid can also be distinguished by its strong grassy-green odour that is reminiscent of freshly cut grass and leaves. Trace amounts of Cis 3 Hexenol is produced by many plants. As an aroma compound, it finds notable use across many industries, especially in the flavouring (fruits & vegetables) and the perfumery industry where it is used as a raw material for making a range of fresh and alluring scents. The compound does not easily mix with water and can be considered as fairly soluble in H2O.
It is also known as leaf alcohol
It has a clear appearance and a fresh, grassy odour
It is used for flavouring green teas
It is widely used in making floral and fruity perfumes