Asarone

As'a·rone noun [ Latin asarum hazelwort, wild spikenard, Greek 'a`saron ] (Chemistry) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europæum ; -- called also camphor of asarum .
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asarone

<chemistry> A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europaeum. ... Synonym: camphor of asarum. ... Origin: L. Asarum hazelwort, wild spikenard, Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Asarone

• (n.) A crystallized substance, resembling camphor, obtained from the Asarum Europaeum; -- called also camphor of asarum.
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Asarone

Asarone, which includes alpha (trans) and beta (cis) types, is an ether found in certain plants such as acorus and asarum. As a volatile fragrance oil, it is used in killing plant fungal pests and bacteria. The toxicity and carcinogenicity of asarone means that it may be difficult to develop practical anthelmintics and insecticides based on it. ==...
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