copaiba balsam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n copaiba balsam an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
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Usage

In literature:

If balsam of copaiba is made use of, the index of refraction of which is 1.50, a symmetrical field of about 24 deg.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 441, June 14, 1884." by Various
Balsam of copaiba (1 dram daily) may also be given with advantage after the purulent discharge has appeared.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
One-half ounce balsam copaiba, one-quarter ounce liquorice powder, one-half drachm piperine.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
For the sloughing ulcer, stimulating applications are often useful; such as Venice turpentine or balsam copaibae, mixed with olive oil.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Small doses (2 drams) of balsam of copaiba are sometimes useful in imparting tone to the partly paralyzed organ.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
She had taken but little medicine of any kind, except balsam copaiba.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
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