emollient[ ih-mol-yuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF emollient
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMOLLIENT
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.