methyl salicylate


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methyl salicylate

(səlĭs`əlāt'), methyl ester of salicylic acidsalicylic acid
or 2-hydroxybenzoic acid,
C6H4(OH)CO2H, a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid that melts at 159°C;; it is soluble in ethanol and ether but is only slightly soluble in water.
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methyl salicylate

[′meth·əl sə′lis·ə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H4OHCOOCH3 A colorless, yellow, or reddish liquid, slightly soluble in water, boiling at 222.2°C, with an odor of wintergreen; used in medicine and perfumery, and as a solvent for cellulose derivatives. Also known as betula oil; gaultheria oil; wintergreen oil.
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Mycelium growth of Penicillium italicum after adding 5 ml of menthol crystals & Eucalyptus oil & camphor & methyl salicylate (in the outer dish) and incubation for one week at 27[degrees]C
(1982) study, eucalyptol and methyl salicylate accounted for almost all (68.3% and 31.4%, respectively) of E.
Allelochemicals are secreted to the rhizosphere and suppress the growth of neighboring plants (Bais et al., 2004) but still there is no evidence that methyl jasmonate and methyl salicylate can induce allelopathic potential strong enough to impose inhibition in soil condition.
Currently, formulation containing essential oils and methyl salicylate is the only mouth rinse that has earned the ADA seal of acceptance to be effective against plaque and gingivitis.
In the analgesia test vervain cream dose dependently exerted topically induced analgesia, although not to the same extent as methyl salicylate. The active constituents identified as for the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activity are believed to be the iridoids, caffeoyl derivatives and flavonoids.
Methyl salicylate, otherwise known as oil of wintergreen, has been a flavoring and a muscle liniment for decades.
"Imli" (Tamarind) contains many volatile phytochemicals such as limonene, geraniol, safrole, cinnamic acid, methyl salicylate, pyrazine and alkylthiazoles.
In even small amounts, those may cause serious problems in kids six years old or younger because they contain a chemical called methyl salicylate. Don't use essential oils on a baby unless your pediatrician says it's OK.
The Cool Patch features 5% menthol and 10% methyl salicylate, while the Hot Patch utilizes 0.04% capsaicin and 10% methyl salicylate as its active ingredients.
Study the effect of seven kinds 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:
Noxicare cream is odorless, nongreasy, fast-acting, long-lasting and paraben-free, Ghorbani says, adding that unlike most of the other external analgesics on the market, Noxicare does not contain such counter-irritants as menthol, capsaicin or methyl salicylate, which mask the pain without actually helping with the healing process.