from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Piperonal.

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  • n. piperonal

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same, as piperonal.


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  • Heliotropin is a molecule found in vanilla and smells floral, vanillic, and slightly almond-like there is a lot of heliotropin in Tahitian vanilla beans.

    Royal Paulownia: The Perfume of Spring Along the Hudson

  • When Glass Petal Smoke asked him if there was a little heliotropin in the mix Kaiser responded with scientific precision, This heliotropin related note is mainly generated by the interaction of the main constituent hydroquinone dimethyl ether with beta-ionone including derivatives and methyl cinnamate.

    Royal Paulownia: The Perfume of Spring Along the Hudson

  • Do I like heliotropin so much, my body is willing to cross the wires so that Lentisque, Ambret Seeds, Jasmine, Melon, OrisIris, Turkish Rose Absolute, Musk, Haitain Vetiver oli, Voluptuous Amber /whatever ingredients are really there organize themselves to register as heliotropin?

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Maybe my body is just being very smart; research has shown that the aroma of heliotropin reduces anxiety.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I'll return toLentisque, and attempts to describe it...but for now, am enjoying it as a medium-light vaguely green heliotropin delivery system.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It is very perfumey at first: violet accord that is both powdery like orris and wet and woody like cassie underlined by noticeable dosage of heliotropin - that vanillic molecule that makes heliotrope smells so sweet, almondy and plasticky all at once.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Victoria, you have suggested heliotropin, is it milky and balsamic with a cut of sweetness but dry-powdery?

    Perfume Review: Worth Courtesan and a Prize Draw

  • Tahitian vanilla may contain less vanillin than the Bourbon variety, but it possesses heliotropin, a distinguished molecule that has garnered attention in the medical community.

    The Aromatic Allure of Tahitian Vanilla

  • William Redd and Sharon Manne, researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, conducted tests utilizing the diffused molecule and found that the odor of heliotropin reduced anxiety in cancer patients receiving magnetic resonance imaging scans.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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