Fragrance oil

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Fragrance oil(s), also known as aroma oils, aromatic oils, and flavor oils, are blended synthetic aroma compounds or natural essential oils that are diluted with a carrier like propylene glycol, vegetable oil, or mineral oil.

To allergic or otherwise sensitive people, synthetic fragrance oils are often less desirable than plant-derived essential oils as components of perfume.[citation needed] However, synthetic versions of the same compound as a natural essential oil are usually very comparable. Furthermore, natural oils are in many cases significantly more expensive than their synthetic equivalents.[1]

Aromatic oils are used in perfumery, cosmetics, flavoring of food.[2]

Some include (out of a very diverse range):

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  1. ^ Reed, Jen. "Fragrance Oil". Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Aromatherapy". FDA. Retrieved 23 July 2016.