Methyl nicotinate is found in alcoholic beverages. Methyl nicotinate is a flavouring ingredient. Methyl nicotinate is present in guava fruit, papaya, strawberry, soursop (Annona muricata), beer, grape brandy, coffee, roasted filbert, roasted peanut and Bourbon vanill. Methyl Nicotinate is a nicotinic acid methyl ester, used as rubefacient in cosmetics to produce a redness or inflammation for a short period of time, often in lip plumpers or other lip products. In the U.S. it is used in unapproved OTC formulations for the temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints.