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n.1.(Chem.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europæum; - called also camphor of asarum.
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marginatum, harvested in the Atlantic forest, were analyzed, and they revealed the presence of major compounds asarone and patchouli.
Asarone is found in the Asarum family of spices that includes Acorus calamus.
Bioanalytical investigation of asarone in connection with Acorns calamus oil intoxications.
Monoterpene hydrocarbons, sequestrine ketones, (trans- or Alpha) Asarone (2,4,5-trimethoxy-l-propenylbenzene), and beta-asarone (cis-isomer) and eugenol were also identified (Balakumbahan et al.
Effect of asarone on experimentally induced conflict neurosis in rats.
Taken together, the plant appears to contain phytochemical constituents, notably one of which is asarone with strong sedative properties.
This phenomenon may be due to the presence of asarone in petroleum ether extract of sweet flag and azadirachtin in ethanol extract of neem which are the active components.
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Among aromatics with allyl, propenyl and/or methoxy side chains, safrole and asarone showed similar trypanocidal activity, safrole being a little bit more active than asarone.
Diaz F, Contreras I, Flores R, Tamariz J, Labarrios F, Chamorro G, Munoz H (1990) An efficient synthesis of alpha asarone.