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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.

Emollient and stimulant; chiefly used as a pomade for the hair.

It is demulcent and emollient; chiefly used in ointments and cerates.

Emollient; in dry and scaly skin disease, and to allay itching and surfacial irritation; also to promote suppuration, &c.

Uses, &c. Sweet almonds are nutritive, emollient, and demulcent; but frequently disagree with weak stomachs.

It was attempted to relieve this induration by emollient fomentations.

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