safrol


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safrol

(ˈsæfrɒl; ˈsæfrəʊl)
n
(Chemistry) an oily liquid obtained from sassafras
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A especie foi amplamente explorada devido a producao do oleo essencial volatil, cujo principal componente quimico e o safrol, utilizado na fabricacao de inseticidas, cosmeticos e produtos farmaceuticos (DALMASO et al.
Se han efectuado estudios acerca de la composicion quimica de este, encontrandose como constituyente principal al safrol en aproximadamente 75 90 %, entre otras sustancias (Garcia et al.
The fruit contain higher bitter principle, tannins and essential oil (9-10%), consisting of anethole (85-90%), a-pinene, limone, b-phellandrene, a-terpineol, farnesol and safrol.
The main components of this oil include cinnamaldehyde, eugenol and safrol with insulin-like activity and can be useful in the treatment of diabetes [13].