Benzyl Alcohol

Benzyl Alcohol

Benzyl alcohol can be plant-derived. In that case, only it may be considered as a natural preservative. There is a lot of research on this ingredient; this is considered safe if it is right down the bottom area of the ingredient listing. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a mild pleasant aromatic odor; it is a natural constituent of various essential oils, including jasmine, hyacinth, and ylang-ylang. It is used in the soap, perfume, and flavor industries.

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