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azulene

[′azh·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
C16H26O The blue coloring matter of wormwood and other essential oils; an oily, blue liquid, boiling at 170°C; insoluble in water; used in cosmetics.
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Studies have shown that azulene, isolated from the oil, has both anti-ulcer and antiinflammatory action.
Pharmacological methods include beclomethasone inhalation and gargling with azulene sulfonate.
Peak Fresh patchouli oil Stale patchouli oil number Retention Relative Retention Relative time content (%) time content (%) 1 7.469 7.457 7.469 3.861 2 7.542 1.154 7.546 1.114 3 8.013 3.429 8.017 2.481 4 8.266 13.303 8.257 11.796 5 8.420 6.628 8.416 8.623 6 8.600 5.019 8.596 5.312 7 8.647 3.163 8.643 1.982 8 9.139 4.343 9.135 3.259 9 9.285 17.449 9.264 14.366 10 11.417 3.096 11.392 2.490 11 11.580 27.804 11.559 28.183 Peak Components number 1 [beta]-Patchoulene (PAE) 2 [beta]-Elemene 3 Caryophyllene 4 [alpha]-Guaiene 5 Seychellene 6 [alpha]-Patchoulene 7 [delta]-Guaiene 8 Globulol 9 [alpha]-Bulnesene 10 Azulene 11 Patchouli alcohol
Containing antiseptic cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) that keeps the mouth clean, as well as azulene which acts to repair the mucous membrane, the spray alleviates the symptoms of mouth ulcers by allowing the active ingredients to be directly applied into the mouth.
Thirty-six patients with hematologic cancers who were receiving high-dose chemotherapy and radiation therapy followed by hematopoietic stem cell transplantation were treated (apparently without randomization) with zinc-L-carnosine in sodium alginate suspension (active treatment) or azulene gargles (control).
Chemical analysis revealed that Achillea genus contains volatile oils, mainly azulene, it also contains several known anti-inflammatory compounds such as flavonoids.
Iridium-catalyzed direct borylation also proceeded on azulene, which is a representative non-benzenoid aromatic hydrocarbon.
For example, several NAP isomers with the chemical formula [C.sub.10][H.sub.8] were detected, which might be either 1H-indene-1-methylene, azulene, or 2-methylene-2H-indene.
The phytol and bicycle[7.2.0]undec-4-ene,4,11,11-trimethyl-8-methylene -[1R-(1R[alpha],4Z,9S)] have antimicrobial [17, 18] activities while azulene has antifungal activities [19].
Although the Legacy Collection is designed to care for all hair types and colors, the Blondest Collection also features Azulene, a color-perfecting addition designed to brighten and de-brass the look of color-treated blondes, or those with silver or highlighted hair.