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synonyms for balsam

  • lotion
  • ointment
  • potion
  • salve
  • analgesic
  • application
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • medicine
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • unction
  • unguent
  • soother
  • soothing agent
See also synonyms for: balsamic
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How to use balsam in a sentence

Balsam boughs were gathered for the bed and some firewood collected; then we went down stream to fish and explore.
MUSKRAT CITYHENRY ABBOTT
A vulnerary balsam invented by Guy, of Caliac, once in great repute, but now obsolete.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Its medicinal qualities are intermediate to those of the aromatic turpentines and balsam of tolu.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Of the nature of balsam, or containing or resembling it; bland, soothing, healing; balmy.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Poplar, hemlock, pine and balsam are now being used in considerable quantities.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Guess for what:—to try upon the strained ankle an infallible quack balsam recommended to him by the Dowager Lady Boucher.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
The disciples were displeased at what they deemed this waste of the rich balsam, and murmured against her.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
A balsam tree being found, quantities of the branches were cut to furnish beds for the three.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Before him rose a group of the Amyris elemifera, or balsam tree, commonly called by the Indians "candle wood."
THE FLYING HORSEMANGUSTAVE AIMARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BALSAM

  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • lotion
  • medicine
  • ointment
  • potion
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • salve
  • soother
  • soothing agent
  • unction
  • unguent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.