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Words related to menthol

a crystalline compound that has the cool and minty taste and odor that occurs naturally in peppermint oil

a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mint

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According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, young smokers are more likely to use menthol cigarettes than other age groups, with more than half of youth smokers ages 12 to 17 using menthol cigarettes, compared with fewer than one-third of smokers ages 35 and older.
As Senators committed to the FDAs mission to protect public health, we believe it is time for the FDA to act on the substantial scientific data and use the authority provided by the Tobacco Control Act to remove menthol cigarettes from the marketplace, write the Senators in the letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
Each Halls Kids Cough & Sore Throat Pop contains 5 mg of menthol, an active ingredient that temporarily relieves cough and sore throat.
The legislation I've authored is a full restriction on the sale of all flavored tobacco products, and that does include menthol.
This balm offers a therapeutic dose of menthol crystals and peppermint oils, with healing arnica and camphor, according to the company.
Menthol is a monoterpenoid with antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-ulcer properties, as well as irritant activity, and widely used in pharmaceuticals (Gimbo, Saita, Goncalves, & Takahashi, 2008; Simoes & Gomes, 2009).
Participants also were asked about any current use of tobacco products that were "flavored to taste like menthol (mint), alcohol (wine, cognac), candy, fruit, chocolate, or other sweets.
CATEGORY: Operational Excellence (Mid-sized Companies) SK Gupta, a chemical engineer from IIT Kanpur, started a small natural menthol oil distillation unit in 1977, at Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, with a seed capital of Rs 40,000.
Due to the popularity of menthol cigarettes (which account for almost a third of the market) Lorillard's Newport brand ranks second nationally.
It also creates a powerhouse in menthol cigarettes, which are becoming a bigger part of the business and gives the combined company some breathing room even as people smoke fewer cigarettes every year.
Washington, June 21 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that teens who use menthol cigarettes smoke more cigarettes per day than their peers who smoke non-menthols.
The European Parliament supports a ban on menthol cigarettes and the placing of health warnings on the two main surfaces of cigarette packs.
ISLAMABAD -- Peppermint an age old herbal medicine containing an important pharmacological compound menthol has a magical treatment quality for different diseases.
Unlike peppermint, spearmint leaves contain only small amounts of menthol - 0.