Menthol and Related Cooling Compounds

@article{Eccles1994MentholAR,
  title={Menthol and Related Cooling Compounds},
  author={R. Eccles},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology},
  year={1994},
  volume={46}
}
  • R. Eccles
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Summary— Menthol and related cooling compounds such as ‘coolant agent 10’, are widely used in products ranging from common cold medications to toothpastes, confectionery, cosmetics and pesticides. The review brings together a range of information on production and chemistry of menthol, and its metabolism, mechanism of action, structure‐activity relationships, pharmacology and toxicology. In particular, the coolant action and carminative actions of menthol are discussed in terms of actions on… CONTINUE READING
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