It has a warm, spicy aroma and flavor that makes it a major contributor to be used in the creation and/or manufacturing of flavor & fragrance agents. Further, it can also be used directly on the body as skin safe perfume oil. Other than this, it also finds usage in aromatherapy based applications.
It can mix easily with acetaldehyde di-(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl acetal, acetaldehyde ethyl phenethyl acetal
It consists of asparagine, oline, humulene, inositol, lupulin, lupulinic acid, lupulon, manganese, valerianic acid, tannins, estrogenic substances, bitter principle, flavonoids, PABA, picric acids, resin, and vitamin B6.
Hops have long been used in the production of beers in Germany. It is also used for anodyne (relieves pain), anthelmintic, diuretic, febrifuge, hypnotic, nervine, sedative, soporific, tonic, anaphrodisiac and stomachic properties.