Swiss company Givaudan Roure (International), Switzerland gained US Patent 6203839 for flavourant compositions for foods, beverages and medications with spicy sensations. Abstract: The invention is related to a flavorant composition containing 1'-acetoxychavicol acetate and 1'-acetoxyeugenol acetate derivatives thereof as well as a flavorant acceptable carrier. The flavorant composition may be used for flavoring foods, beverages or healthcare products with warm/hot, spicy and pungent sensations related to Galangal.