1. (n.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.

2. (n.) The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.

3. (n.) Any fragrant ointment.

4. (n.) Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.

5. (v. i.) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate.

Mentholatum Vaseline aid allay alleviative alleviator alterative ambergris ambrosia analeptic anodyne aroma aromatic aromatic gum aromatic water assistance assuager attar attar of roses balm of Gilead balsam bay oil bergamot oil bouquet brilliantine calmative cerate champaca oil chrism civet cold cream collyrium comfort commiseration compose condolement condolence consolation corrective cream cure cushion demulcent dolorifuge drops drug electuary elixir embrocation emollient essence essential oil ethical drug extract eye-lotion eyewash eyewater face cream fixative generic name glycerin glycerogel glycerogelatin glycerol glycerole hand lotion healing agent healing quality heliotrope help herbs incense inhalant inunction inunctum jasmine oil lanolin lavender oil lenitive lincture linctus liniment lotion lull materia medica medicament medication medicinal medicinal herbs medicine menthol mercurial ointment mitigator mixture moderator modulator mollifier musk myrcia oil myrrh nard nonprescription drug officinal oil ointment olive oil pacificator pacifier palliative parfum patent medicine peacemaker perfume perfumery petrolatum pharmacon physic pomade pomatum powder preparation prescription prescription drug proprietary proprietary medicine proprietary name quiet quieten receipt recipe redolence relief remedial measure remedy restorative restraining hand rose oil salve scent sedative settle sharing of grief shock absorber simples soothe soother soothing syrup soothing words sovereign remedy specific specific remedy spice spikenard stabilizer still succor sympathy syrup temperer theraputant tisane tranquilize tranquilizer unction unguent unguentum vegetable remedies volatile oil vulnerary wiser head witch hazel zinc ointment


Top of Page
Top of Page