Definition of Oil of wintergreen

1. Noun. Oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant.




Definition of Oil of wintergreen

1. Noun. The aromatic oil obtained from the berries of the wintergreen plant; mostly methyl salicylate; used medicinally and in perfumes ¹

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oil of wintergreen (current term)
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Literary usage of Oil of wintergreen

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1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1902)
"Mr. Kremers took up the first paper and presented his subject in abstract, the text of the paper being as follows : oil of wintergreen AND ITS ADULTERANTS. ..."

2. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1920)
"It has the same specific gravity and boiling- point as oil of wintergreen, but unlike the latter is optically inactive. It differs somewhat from oil of ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1883)
"The oil of wintergreen was administered several times a day in ten-drop ... Oil of Wintergreen in Rheumatism.—At the New relation of hepatic abscess to ..."

4. American Druggist (1889)
"Their results are thus summarized : I. Previous investigators have found oil of wintergreen to consist of methyl salicylate and a hydrocarbon called ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"... will be best understood after the properties of the of methyl, or oil of wintergreen, have been described. ..."

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