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Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Fragrances may be added to pharmaceuticals products to enhance the smell, making it more pleasant. Most fragrances are synthetically-made, and may mimic the smell of lemon, honey, mint, sandalwood, or a host of other fragrances. These may be used in topically applied products, such as creams, sprays, or shampoos to make them more appealing.