Oil of turpentine

oil of turpentine

volatile oil distilled from the oleoresin and obtained from pinus palastrus (family Pinaceae) and other species of Pinus yielding terpene oils. Solvent for oils, resins, varnishes; vehicle, thinner and remover of oil-based paints. Rubefacient; has been used as a counterirritant in liniments.

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