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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Pharmacological Aspects of Essential Oil - Wintergreen Oil

R. S. Rakhi Menon

Abstract: Wintergreen oil an essential oil has been used since years as antiseptic, antipyretic, anti rheumatic, aromatic and astringent properties. In India, it has been traditionally been used to relieve pain and fever and topically for muscle pain. Ancient Indian medicine has touted Gaultheria procumbense as an herb with the ability to provide hepatic regeneration, platelet aggregation inhibitor. Since wintergreen oil has antimicrobial, antioxidant, astringent, and other useful properties, it is quite widely used. The objective of this article is to highlight various uses of wintergreen essential oil

Keywords: ESSENTIAL OILS, WINTERGREEN OIL



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