Perillartine, also known as perillartin and perilla sugar, is a sweetener that is about 2000 times as sweet as sucrose. It is mainly used in Japan.[1] Perillartine is the oxime of perillaldehyde, which is found in Perilla frutescens (Lamiaceae).

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  1. ^ Alternative Sweeteners Lyn O'Brien Nabors, Robert C. Gelardi. ISBN 0-8247-0437-1, ISBN 978-0-8247-0437-7. CRC, 3rd edition 2001.