Volatile mustard oil

volatile mustard oil --> allyl isothiocyanate

CH2==CH-CH2-NCS; volatile mustard cH-allylisosulfocyanate; isothiocyanic allyl ester;obtained from brassica nigra or produced synthetically; a vesicant, used in 10% solution in 50% alcohol as a counterirritant in neuralgia. Gives mustard its characteristics flavor and aroma.

See: mustard oil.

Synonym: volatile mustard oil.


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