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local remedy

An agent used to relieve a local condition such as a sore.
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Elois Ann Berlin, the wife of consortium leader Professor Brent Berlin, and her daughter were burned by scalding water, the use of a local remedy -- application of the sticky balm of the inner leaf of the nopal, a common prickly pear cactus -- led to faster healing for herself than for her daughter, who was treated with standard modern medical techniques.