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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Data obtained in this study showed that the use of air that loaded with steam oil of the mixture of menthol crystals & Eucalyptus oil & camphor & methyl salicylate had an inhibitory effect (100%) on two of the three tested fungi.
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. Euglossa dilemma Bembe & Eltz, on the other hand, was similar in abundance in eucalyptol and eugenol collections.
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.
The company notes that its new Atomic Heat product features two active ingredients: capsaicin, a compound that occurs naturally in chili peppers, and methyl salicylate, which is a counterirritant that causes the skin to feel cool and then warm.
Two active ingredients (methyl salicylate and levomenthol) are absorbed through the skin to provide analgesic and antiinflammatory relief for up to 12 hours (always read the label and check with a medical professional if taking other medications at the same time).
This class of product can produce redness (e.g., methyl salicylate, turpentine oil), or not (e.g., capsicum, capsaicin).
The present study aimed at verifying thermal changes of cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues caused by aerosols containing diclofenac diethylammonium and methyl salicylate applied directly on the skin of laboratory animals.
You stick them to the site of pain, like a sore shoulder or knee for instance, and the ingredients (they contain methyl salicylate and levomenthol, topical treatments used to soothe muscle and joint strains and sprains) are absorbed into the skin.
In this study, allelopathic induction in rhizosphere after exogenous application of signaling compounds methyl jasmonate and methyl salicylate was evaluated.
Methods: Electronic database searches were conducted using Google Scholar and PubMed to identify articles comparing the effectiveness of 4 commercially marketed antiseptic mouth rinses differing in active ingredients (0.12% chlorhexidine gluconate, essential oils (menthol, thymol and eucalyptol) and methyl salicylate, 0.7% cetylpyridinium chloride and 20% aloe vera gel) for controlling plaque and gingivitis.
The single- or combination-ingredient products contain menthol, methyl salicylate, or capsaicin.
Comparison of the Therapeutic Efficacy of Diclofenac Sodium and Methyl Salicylate Phonophoresis in the Management of Knee Osteoarthritis.