Heliotropin - definition of heliotropin by The Free Dictionary
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he·li·o·tro·pin (hē′lē-ə-trō′pĭn, -ŏt′rə-)
(since the aroma of piperonal resembles that of the flower of the heliotrope
(Elements & Compounds) another term for piperonal
References in periodicals archive
Omoto et al., "Sleep-improving effects of the aromatic compound heliotropin
," Sleep and Biological Rhythms, vol.
Vanilla (species of the genus Vanilla) contains piperonal, also known as heliotropin
.1 Piperonal has aromatherapeutic qualities that might elevate mood and well-being.
The oil is also used to produce "heliotropin
," a popular ingredient in the perfume industry.