wintergreen oil


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wintergreen oil

[′win·tər‚grēn ‚ȯil]
(organic chemistry)
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Some such as rosemary and wintergreen oil are volatile in nature and should never be ingested orally.
They use substances such as methyl salicylate (wintergreen oil), camphor, menthol and capsaicin (the substance that gives chili peppers their spiciness) to dilate blood vessels in the skin, triggering warming, cooling or other sensations at the skin's surface.
Late in 2006, an entrepreneur in New York City used wintergreen oil to develop a rat-resistant garbage bag.
Other flavors used in this formula are the oil of cloves, methyl salicylate (the active in wintergreen oil), cassia (cinnamon oil), sassafras (the bark of this North American tree is also used in root beer) and menthol, derived from peppermint oil, and noted for its cooling odor and taste.