Thesaurus / emollient
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As an emollient and soothing dressing to excoriations, irritable ulcers, &c.

Demulcent and emollient; principally used for poultices and fomentations.

The above ointment is reputed to be emollient and cooling, and has always been a great favourite with the common people.

A useful liniment for this disorder may be made of two ounces of emollient ointment, and half an ounce of laudanum.

It was attempted to relieve this induration by emollient fomentations.

Four Years in FranceHenry Digby Beste

No soft hand of woman smoothed his pillow or relieved the agony of pain and suffering by the timely opiate or emollient.

Cacao fat, the butter-like substance obtained from the seeds of Theobroma cacao, is esteemed as an emollient.

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

Anodyne and emollient; in painful ulcers, glandular tumours, &c.

The relief from the bandage, and the emollient poultice applied by Lettice, had in all probability saved the general's life.

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