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).]
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heliotropin

(ˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəpɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another term for piperonal
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héliotropine
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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.