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.