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    Default Linalool vs Dimetol

    Hi,
    I was comparing Linalool and Dimetol.
    To me, they both smell remarkably similar.
    Did anybody notice this?

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    When I sat down at my desk this morning I took another sniff at both of these and was surprised to find that the Linalool was still strong but the Dimetol had pretty much faded.

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    Default Re: Linalool vs Dimetol

    I'd have said Dimetol was more like dihydromyrcenol than linalool, which I find much more woody.

    Dimetol is indeed relatively short-lived but it gives a very nice bright, sparkly effect in a blend that I like.
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    Even I find Dimetol is more like dihydro myrcenol than linalool.

    It gives a very fresh effect.

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    Default Re: Linalool vs Dimetol

    Chris and Vicky,
    I guess you could be right but Dihydro Myrcenol wasn't part of the equation ;

    For that matter, all three are similar in my opinion, yet different.

    Let's see...

    The Dihydro Myrcenol is more pleasant smelling to me. I can imagine it in a fragrance much easier than the Linalool or the Dimetol.

    The Dimetol and the Linalool both smell like cleaners to me, the Linalool being more lemony and lavender-like. I can imagine a woody thing going on with the Dimetol, not the Linalool though.

    The Dihydro Myrcenol is a bit different than the Dimetol and Linalool IMO. It smells more like a citrus cologne. Much friendlier smelling than Dimetol and Linalool.

    But yes, on quick sniff, the Dihydro Myrcenol and Dimetol seem similar but on a deeper sniff, the linalool and the Dimetol smell more alike.

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