Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
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.