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  • n. a tricyclic heterocycle that is an isomer of psoralen

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An amaroid, C18H30O, obtained from Coleopleurum Gmelini. It is crystalline and melts at 126.5°C.

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  • Angelica contain plentifully a peculiar resin called "angelicin," which is stimulating to the lungs, and to the skin: they smell pleasantly of musk, being an excellent tonic and carminative.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • The essential oils obtained from the seeds and roots by steam distillation are known to contain d-phellandrene, - pinene, osthenole, osthole, angelicin, - thujene, camphene, and numerous other compounds (1. 1-242, 1. 2-112).

    Find Me A Cure

  • a dark brown colour and contains angelica oil, angelica wax and angelicin, C_ {18} _H_ {30} _O.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

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