heliotropin


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he·li·o·tro·pin

 (hē′lē-ə-trō′pĭn, -ŏt′rə-)
n.
Piperonal.

[heliotrop(e) + -in (since the aroma of piperonal resembles that of the flower of the heliotrope).]

heliotropin

(ˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəpɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another term for piperonal
Translations
héliotropine
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They include organic acids (acetic, benzoic, cinnamic and phenylacetic); alcohols (benzyl alcohol, borneol, cinnamyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, linalool, menthol, phenylethyl alcohol and terpineol); aldehydes (anisic aldehyde, cinnamic aldehyde, benzaldehyde, citral, piperonal or heliotropin, salicylic aldehyde and vanillin); ketones (carvones, camphor, thujone, pulegone, etc; esters such as bornyl acetate, methyl salicylate, benzyl benzoate, geranyl acetate and linalyl acetate); phenols (thymol, carvacrol and chavicol); phenol ethers (anethol, eugenol and safrol) and many other more complex compounds such as coumarin and indol.
At New York's Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a study found that those exposed to heliotropin - a sweet, vanilla-like scent - experienced approximately 63% less over-all anxiety while undergoing magnetic-resonance imaging.