cineole, cineol

A stimulant expectorant obtained from the volatile oil of Eucalyptus globulus and other species of Eucalyptus. SYN: cajeputol, cajuputol, eucalyptol.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cineole — [sin′ēôl΄, sin′ēäl΄sin′ē ōl΄] n. [< ModL oleum cinae (oil of wormwood), with transposition of constituents] EUCALYPTOL: also cineol [sin′ēôl΄, sin′ēäl΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Cinéole — Eucalyptol Eucalyptol Eucalyptol Général Nom IUPAC 1,3,3 trimethyl 2 oxabicyclo[2,2,2]octane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cineole — /sin ee ohl /, n. Chem., Pharm. a colorless, oily, slightly water soluble liquid terpene ether, C10H18O, having a camphorlike odor and a pungent, spicy, cooling taste, found in eucalyptus, cajeput, and other essential oils: used in flavoring,… …   Universalium

  • cineol — /ˈsɪniɒl/ (say sineeol) noun a colourless liquid, C10H18O, a terpene ether found in eucalyptus and other essential oils and used in medicine; eucalyptol. Also, cineole /ˈsɪnioʊl/ (say sineeohl). {New Latin oleum cinae (reversed), oil of wormwood} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cineol — noun see cineole …   Useful english dictionary

  • 1,8-cinéole — Eucalyptol Eucalyptol Eucalyptol Général Nom IUPAC 1,3,3 trimethyl 2 oxabicyclo[2,2,2]octane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eucalyptol — Eucalyptol …   Wikipedia

  • Eucalyptus oil — is the generic name for distilled oil from Eucalyptus , a genus of the plant family Myrtaceae native to Australia and cultivated worldwide. Eucalyptus oil has a history of wide application, as a pharmaceutical, antiseptic, repellent, flavouring,… …   Wikipedia

  • eucalyptol — SYN: cineole. * * * eu·ca·lyp·tol also eu·ca·lyp·tole .yü kə lip .tōl, .tȯl n a liquid C10H18O with an odor of camphor that occurs in many essential oils (as of eucalyptus) and is used esp. as an expectorant and flavoring called also cajeputol,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lavender oil — A glass vial of pure essential oil of lavender Lavender oil is an essential oil obtained by distillation from the flower spikes of certain species of lavender. Two forms are distinguished, lavender flower oil, a colorless oil, insoluble in water …   Wikipedia

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