Hexyl cinnamaldehyde is found naturally in the essential oil of chamomile. It is a member of the class of cinnamaldehydes carrying a hexyl substituent.
Hexyl cinnamaldehyde industrially produced via a crossed-aldol condensation reaction between octanal and benzaldehyde.
alpha-Methylcinnamaldehyde (Methyl Cinnamic Aldehyde Alpha) is a yellow liquid with a spicy, cinnamon odor.
alpha-Methylcinnamaldehyde is used in many industries such as Flavor & Fragrance, Aromatic, Perfumery, Cosmetics, Soap Detergent, also used for various kinds of daily flavor,food and beverage flavor.