Is Geosmin harmful to humans?

+1 vote
asked Aug 7 in Other- Health by Chanchogok (240 points)
Is Geosmin harmful to humans?

1 Answer

0 votes
answered Aug 7 by layla (3,210 points)
Geosmin is a safe organic compound that has an earthy flavor that is distinct and an aroma that is produced by bacteria.

The Geosmin is non toxic and safe for human consumption and Geosmin is also known for the smell that rain has also known as Petrichor.

So if your water contains Geosmin it's very safe to drink although may not taste good.

10,142 questions

10,621 answers


219,393 users