Benzyl alcohol has a sweet odor.
It is a natural constituent of several essential oils, including ylang ylang, jasmine and styrax.
It is a preservative approved by The Soil Association for use in organic cosmetics.
We often use it as a fragrance element.
It occurs naturally in Flying Fox shower gel as a natural constituent of jasmine absolute and ylang ylang oil.
We use benzyl alcohol in our Daddy-O shampoo as a natural preservative.