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Meaning of "oil of wintergreen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OIL OF WINTERGREEN

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WHAT DOES OIL OF WINTERGREEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oil of wintergreen

Methyl salicylate

Methyl salicylate is an organic ester naturally produced by many species of plants, particularly wintergreens. It is also synthetically produced, used as a fragrance, in foods and beverages, and in liniments. The compound methyl salicylate was first isolated in 1843 by the French chemist Auguste André Thomas Cahours, who identified it as an ester of salicylic acid and methanol.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OIL OF WINTERGREEN

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oil of turpentine
oil of vitriol
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WORDS THAT END LIKE OIL OF WINTERGREEN

apple green
apple-green
bowling green
deep green
evergreen
grass green
green
kelly green
kelly-green
lime green
lime-green
Lincoln-green
olive green
olive-green
putting green
sage green
screen
sea green
sea-green
village green
wintergreen

Synonyms and antonyms of oil of wintergreen in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «oil of wintergreen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OIL OF WINTERGREEN

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Translator English - Chinese

冬青油
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aceite de gaulteria
570 millions of speakers

English

oil of wintergreen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Wintergreen का तेल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النفط ينترغرين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

масло грушанки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

óleo de gaultéria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শীতকালীন তেলের তেল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

huile de wintergreen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Minyak musim sejuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wintergrünöl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウィンターグリーン油
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

윈터그린 오일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lenga saka wintergreen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dầu lộc đề
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குளிர்காலத்தின் எண்ணெய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शीतगृहेचा तेल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kışlak yağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

olio di wintergreen
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olejek wintergrinowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

масло грушанки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ulei de perișor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έλαιο γωλθερίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

olie Wintergreen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

olja av vintergröna
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

olje av winter
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL OF WINTERGREEN»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL OF WINTERGREEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oil of wintergreen

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OIL OF WINTERGREEN»

Discover the use of oil of wintergreen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oil of wintergreen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Introduction to Organic Laboratory Techniques: A Small Scale ...
... a familiar-smelling organic ester—oil of wintergreen. Methyl salicylate was first isolated in 1843 by extraction from the wintergreen plant (Gaultheria). It was soon found that this compound had analgesic and 96 Part One Introduction to Basic ...
Donald L. Pavia, 2005
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Meyler's Side Effects of Herbal Medicines
A 40-year-old man became acutely unwell after receiving oil of wintergreen from an unregistered naturopath. Transcutaneous absorption of the methyl salicylate was enhanced in this case owing to the abnormal areas of skin that were covered  ...
J. K. Aronson, 2009
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Indigenous Drugs Of India
GAULTHEBIA FRAGKANTISSIMA Wall. (Ericaceae) INDIAN WINTERGREEN VERN. — Jav. — Gandapuro. Oil of gaultheria (oil of wintergreen) is largely used in medicine as an external application for rheumatic affections, sciatica, neuralgia , ...
Chopra R N, I.C. Chopra, 1933
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Aromatherapy Science: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals
CAS numbers USA: 68917-75-9; EINECS: 90045-28-6 Species/Botanical name Gaultheria procumbens L. (Ericaceae) Synonyms Oil of wintergreen, teaberry, checkerberry Safety CHIP details Xn; R22, 36; 0%; S26 (A26) GRAS status Granted ...
Maria Lis-Balchin, 2006
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Edible Wild Plants of Pennsylvania and Neighboring States
The pleasant-smelling oil of wintergreen, once used in medicines, chewing gum, candy, toothpaste, and cough drops, was first obtained from this plant. Twigs of black birch replaced wintergreen as the source of oil of wintergreen, and today ...
Richard J. Medve, Mary Lee Medve, 2010
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Laser Experiments for Beginners
Column Chromatography of Oil of Wintergreen 3. Construct the chromatography column with laser-based detection system as described in experiment 4-l. Pure heptane can be used as the mobile phase, but a 50% heptane/ 50% methylene ...
‎1995
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The standard formulary
2% Oil of wintergreen . . . . . . . . . . . .drops 2() Red saunders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .su fficient Dissolve the soap in a mixture of the alcohol and water, add the saunders, flavor with the oil, add enough water to make the liquid measure 30 fluidounces,  ...
Albert Ethelbert Ebert
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Invitation to Organic Chemistry
The term aromatic originated from the fact that the first of these compounds to be identified were derived from substances with pleasant aromas (such as oil of bitter almonds and oil of wintergreen). As will become evident, aliphatic compounds ...
Alyn William Johnson, 1999
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Drugs
3.5.4 Oil of wintergreen: ointment for lumbago, sciatica and rheumatism Oil of wintergreen is the common name of a plant as well as one of its constituents, methyl salicylate. Synthesis Oil of wintergreen is synthesized by the esterification of ...
G.L. David, 2001
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Oski's Pediatrics: Principles & Practice
Particularly problematic are oil of wintergreen and bismuth subsalicylate. Oil of wintergreen (methyl salicylate) is a common ingredient of liniments, ointments, and essential oils used in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain. Its pleasant smell ...
Julia A. McMillan, Ralph D. Feigin, Catherine DeAngelis, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OIL OF WINTERGREEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oil of wintergreen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Essential oils a booming business
Deep-heating ointments for soothing sore muscles can often be made with the oil of wintergreen, for example. Oil of wintergreen is found in ... «Fort Worth Star Telegram, Apr 15»
2
50 Years Ago in Hockey - Habs Handle Listless Leafs
Bower usually applies oil of wintergreen to warm his legs and body before he dresses for a game. Last night he forgot to wash his hands after ... «The Hockey Writers, Apr 15»
3
Reducing/Eliminating Foot Pain: Natural Leigh's Next Frontier
... eucalyptus oil (a mild antiseptic and penetrating agent), and methyl salicylate (or oil of wintergreen, for a warming effect), Intensive Foot Care ... «Independent Retailer, Mar 15»
4
Palliative Wound Treatment Promotes Healing
With that rationale, oil of wintergreen was added, using several drops for each wound treated. Oil of wintergreen has a strong and cooling aroma, and it contains ... «Medscape, Mar 15»
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Dog poisoned at dog park, ate aspirin-stuffed chicken left there to kill …
... sources are make-up including foundations and concealers, ointments for pain such as Bengay®, HEET®, Icy Hot, etc, and oil of wintergreen. «Examiner.com, Feb 15»
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The science of why flowers smell so good
... context of its occurrence in cloves. Methyl salicylate is also found in many other plants, and is more commonly known as oil of wintergreen. «Business Insider Australia, Feb 15»
7
Ask Clay: Does wintergreen grow on Staten Island?
Oil of wintergreen, distilled from the plant's leaves, has been used for more than flavoring. In traditional folk medicine it was used for a number ... «SILive.com, Jan 15»
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Winterize your home against pediatric exposure to poisons
Iron supplements, medications for diabetes and heart problems, prescription pain killers, oil of wintergreen, and liquid nicotine (as for electronic ... «Ravalli Republic, Dec 14»
9
A naturalist mows the lawn
As I pull up seedlings, my hand may acquire the oil of wintergreen odor of the black birch or the stickiness of pine sap. A few species blow in ... «GazetteNET, Aug 14»
10
Spanish flu ravaged the home front
... was actually cotton wool infused with chili pepper extract (an ingredient now used in pepper sprays), orange dye and oil of wintergreen. «Canada.com, Jul 14»

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