- of or derived from salicylic acid.
Origin of salicylic
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The two drugs of most value are some form of salicylic acid and an alkali.
If salicylic acid is present the mixture will be purple or violet.
If salicylic acid is present, there will be a purple coloration.
Her talk these days was of formaldehyde, benzoate of soda, and salicylic acid.Miss Billy Married
Eleanor H. Porter
Salicylic acid possesses the characters both of an acid and a phenol.Coal