thymol crystallizes in large colourless plates which melt at 44 and boil at 230.
Malefern, santonine, thymol and other anthelmintic remedies are prescribed.
It serves as a solvent for volatile oils and related substances like camphor, menthol and thymol.
Filter the solution obtained and treat with an acid—hydrochloric acid, for example—which sets free the thymol.
Arhovin is a solution of dephenylamine, thymol benzoate and ethyl benzoate, marketed by Schering and Glatz, Inc.
The alkaline hydrates of potash and soda are powerful solvents of thymol; ammonia dissolves it but sparingly.
Fischer recommends its use with thymol, but even so, it is not efficient for a longer period than twenty or twenty-five minutes.
When shaken with ether the thymol can be entirely removed, and obtained as a neutral volatile residue.
His results with phenol, thymol, and salicylic acid have been unfavorable.
Dr Symes says he finds milk to be an excellent solvent for thymol, of which it will take up readily to nearly 10 per cent.
thymol thy·mol (thī'môl', -mōl')
A white crystalline aromatic compound derived from thyme oil and other oils or made synthetically and used as an antiseptic, a fungicide, and a preservative.