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vuh ni lin

  • n  a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins; used in perfumes and flavorings

  • The predominant scent, vanilla, indicated that the relics came from a body that had decomposed naturally; the organic compound vanillin is produced during this process.
  • Mild leaves now require a factory flavoring of coumarin (from sweet clover) and vanillin.
  • Recovered bark chips, once burned for fuel, are now processed as medicine, vanillin, insulation, soil conditioners, reinforcement for polyester plastics, and mud thinner for oil .

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