NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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 using this agent.