Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Feb 23, 2019.
What is it?
Methyl cinnamate (C10H10O2) is found in a variety of plants, such as basil, strawberries, and eucalyptus. Methyl cinnamate is used as a flavoring and as a fragrance, with a smell of cinnamon and strawberry. Methyl cinnamate has been investigated in its effect on food browning, specifically in mushrooms.
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