Friar's balsam

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Friar's balsam (Med) a stimulating application for wounds and ulcers, being an alcoholic solution of benzoin, styrax, tolu balsam, and aloes; compound tincture of benzoin.
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Usage

In literature:

Or the plug may be dipped in Friar's balsam, or tincture of kino.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
Another application is: Friar's balsam one part, rose-water twenty parts.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Or the plug may be dipped in Friar's balsam, or tincture of kino.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Or the plug may be dipped in Friar's balsam, or tincture of Kino.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
He slopped friars' balsam on some cotton wool, and fixing his pale, exasperated gaze upon Mr. Spokesly's thumb, began to bind it up.
"Command" by William McFee
When the slough has separated and the sore is clean, friar's balsam will hasten the healing process.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
A fluid drachm of friar's balsam may be added to a pint of water at a temperature of about 140 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
I'll get some rags and some Friar's Balsam.
"The Sailor" by J. C. Snaith
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