Descriptor English: Menthol
Descriptor Spanish: Mentol
Descriptor mentol
Entry term(s) 5-metil-2-(1-metiletil)-ciclohexanol
Scope note: Ciclohexanol monoterpénico producido a partir de aceites de menta.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mentol
Descriptor French: Menthol
Entry term(s): Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-
Menthol, (1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-Isomer
Tree number(s): D02.033.415.510.500.605
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A monoterpene cyclohexanol produced from mint oils.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Antipruritics
Registry Number: 1490-04-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-
DeCS ID: 8780
Unique ID: D008610
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Menthol - Preferred
Concept UI M0013417
Scope note A monoterpene cyclohexanol produced from mint oils.
Preferred term Menthol
Entry term(s) Cyclohexanol, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)-
Menthol, (1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-Isomer - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0330120
Preferred term Menthol, (1alpha,2beta,5alpha)-Isomer

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