methyl salicylate


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methyl salicylate

n.
The methyl ester of salicylic acid, C8H8O3, an essential oil derived from birch or wintergreen or made synthetically, used as a counterirritant in ointments to treat muscle pain.
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Noun1.methyl salicylate - a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain
oil of wintergreen, wintergreen oil - oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
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Large proportions of 2 other Eulaema species, Eulaema luteola Moure and Eulaema meriana (Olivier), were collected in equal numbers with benzyl acetate and methyl salicylate.
For example, our results show that toothpastes contain the same three target chemicals found in the GCMS analysis: the antimicrobial triclosan and the natural fragrances methyl salicylate and eugenol.
Effect of seven types of volatile oils [anise, camphor, cardamom, cloves, ginger, mint and a mixture of menthol, eucalyptus and methyl salicylate (20, 15, 15%)] on growth of Paecilomyces lilacinus, Paecilomyces variotii and Penicillium purpurogenum:
Animals were randomly assigned into two groups (even numbers GDD and odd numbers GSM): group subjected to the application of aerosol containing diclofenac diethylammonium (GDD: 9 animals for the cutaneous tissue, and 9 animals for the subcutaneous), and group subjected to the aerosol with methyl salicylate (GSM: 9 animals for the cutaneous tissue, and 9 animals for the subcutaneous).
The maximum up regulation of OsPAL after methyl jasmonate and methyl salicylate application was 10 and 12 times higher at 12 h, respectively as compared to control plants.
Results: The majority of studies have shown mouth rinses containing chlorhexidine gluconate or essential oils and methyl salicylate provide clinically significant anti-gingivitis and antiplaque benefits.
The single- or combination-ingredient products contain menthol, methyl salicylate, or capsaicin.
These were developed and manufactured in a pharmaceutical lab with only methyl salicylate.
Comparison of the Therapeutic Efficacy of Diclofenac Sodium and Methyl Salicylate Phonophoresis in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis.
Kilham said that the twig tasted like spearmint and reminded him of the compound methyl salicylate, which is used in muscles to relieve pain.
He compared nitrobenzene, which has an almond smell, and methyl salicylate, which smells like wintergreen.
The methyl ester, methyl salicylate (also called oil of wintergreen since it produces the fragrance of wintergreen), is formed with methanol; it is used in food flavorings and in liniments.