Ruth Winter.1978. A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York.
A synthetic spice flavoring. Occurs naturally in cloves, black currant buds, yarrow herb, grapefruit, allspice, and black pepper. The liquid smells like oil of cloves and turpentine. Used for beverages, ice cream, ices, candy, baked goods, chewing gum and condiments. No known toxicity.
Modified and compiled for the FOOD RESOURCE, Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University