International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017 | Rating: 6.6 / 10

Pharmacological Aspects of Essential Oil - Wintergreen Oil

R. S. Rakhi Menon [7]

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


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,

Pages: 1539 - 1541

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