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p-anisic acid

A plant-based natural fungicidal ingredient. Natural-product manufacturers sometimes use essential oils to fight the growth of fungi, but these can cause allergies and vary in their properties depending on their origins. It can be added to formulations with bactericidal ingredients to provide cosmetic products with more complete protection from microbiological deterioration. A flavoring ingredient. Also used as a pH modifier. Prepared from methoxybenzene.


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