Demulcent and emollient; principally used for poultices and fomentations.
It is emollient and, in decoction, is used as a substitute for flaxseed.
The plant is medicinal, yielding an astringent as well as an emollient.
They eulogised, at the same time, the emollient properties of the dog's-tooth.
Emollient; used to soften and ripen tumours, indurations, &c.