Definition of Wintergreen oil

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




Medical Definition of Wintergreen oil

1. Aromatic methyl ester of salicylic acid, produced synthetically or distilled from Gaultheria procumbens (family Ericaceae) or from Betula lenta (family Betulaceae). Used as a component of liniments, used externally and internally for the treatment of various forms of rheumatismit produces heat when rubbed into the skin (counterirritant). Synonym: checkerberry oil, gaultheria oil, sweet birch oil, wintergreen oil. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wintergreen Oil

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wintergreen oil (current term)
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