helenin definition

  • noun:
    • A stearoptene from Inula helenium; its utilized as an interior and exterior antiseptic.
    • A neutral organic substance based in the base of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or greasy product, with a somewhat bitter style.
    • A substance (C6H8O) produced from the main of Inula helenium, or elecampane, by the activity of alcoholic beverages. It crystallizes in white prisms which have a bitter style.

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