Methyl Salicylate

Methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen or wintergreen oil) is an organic ester that is naturally produced by many species of plants. Some of the plants which produce it are called wintergreens, hence the common name.

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Oil of Wintergreen
... that is strongly aromatic with a sweet woody odor (components methyl salicylate (approx ... Salicylate sensitivity is a common adverse reaction to the methyl salicylate in oil of wintergreen it can produce allergy-like symptoms or asthma ... Methyl salicylate, the main chemical constituent of the oil, is not present in the plant until formed by enzymatic action from a glycoside within the ...