nerolidol

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nerolidol

[nə′räl·ə‚dȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C15H26O A straw-colored sesquiterpene alcohol; liquid with rose and apple aroma derived from cabreuva oil, oils of orange flower, and ylang ylang; soluble in alcohol; used in perfumery.
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Nerolidol, which was known as peruviol, was used as a flavoring agent and in perfumery, and as a skin penetration enhancer for the transdermal delivery of therapeutic drugs (Katrin et al, 2001).