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NCI Drug Dictionary


aloe/anise/ascorbic acid/clove/glycerin/peppermint/spearmint/thyme-based herbal mouthwash 
A herbal-based mouthrinse containing aloe, anise, ascorbic acid, clove, peppermint, spearmint and thyme, with potential anti-mucositic activity. When aloe/anise/ascorbic acid/clove/peppermint/spearmint/thyme-based mouthwash is used as a rinse, the ingredients in this agent may prevent or decrease inflammation and bacterial infections.This may prevent or inhibit radiotherapy- or chemotherapy-induced mucositis and decreases the pain associated with mucositis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent.