Synonyms of 'oil: Oils used in perfume and medicine'
attaran essential oil from flowers, esp the damask rose, used pure or as a base for perfume bergamota Mediterranean mint, Mentha citrata, that yields an oil similar to essence of bergamot cajuputa green aromatic oil derived from this tree, used to treat skin diseases camphoratedcastorthe brownish aromatic secretion of the anal glands of a beaver, used in perfumery and medicine chaulmoograoil from the seed of this tree, used in treating leprosy citronellathe yellow aromatic oil obtained from this grass, used in insect repellents, soaps, perfumes, etc clovethe dried unopened flower buds of this tree, used as a pungent fragrant spice coconutthe meat of the coconut, often shredded and used in cakes, curries, etc cod-livercrotonany shrub or tree of the chiefly tropical euphorbiaceous genus Croton, esp C. tiglium, the seeds of which yield croton oil eucalyptusany myrtaceous tree of the mostly Australian genus Eucalyptus, such as the blue gum and ironbark, widely cultivated for the medicinal oil in their leaves (eucalyptus oil), timber, and ornament evening primrosejojobaa shrub or small tree of SW North America, Simmondsia californica, that has edible seeds containing a valuable oil used in cosmetics lavenderany of various perennial shrubs or herbaceous plants of the genus Lavandula, esp L. vera, cultivated for its mauve or blue flowers and as the source of a fragrant oil (oil of lavender): family Lamiaceae (labiates) Macassarmuska strong-smelling glandular secretion of the male musk deer, used in perfumery mustarda paste made from the powdered seeds of any of these plants and used as a condiment nerolian essential oil distilled from orange flowers and used in perfumery palmpatchouliany of several Asiatic trees of the genus Pogostemon, the leaves of which yield a heavy fragrant oil: family Lamiaceae (labiates) peanutthe edible nutlike seed of this plant, used for food and as a source of oil rapeseedsandalwoodthe wood of any of these trees, which is used for carving, is burned as incense, and yields an aromatic oil used in perfumery sassafrasthe aromatic dried root bark of this tree, used as a flavouring, and yielding sassafras oil savinthe oil derived from the shoots and leaves of this plant, formerly used in medicine to treat rheumatism, etc tea treeany of various myrtaceous trees of the genus Leptospermum, of Australia and New Zealand, that yield an oil used as an antiseptic wintergreenylang-ylangan aromatic Asian tree, Cananga odorata (or Canangium odoratum), with fragrant greenish-yellow flowers yielding a volatile oil: family Annonaceae ▷ See oil
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Word List of oil: Oils used in perfume and medicine from the Collins English Word Lists