xeromycteria

xe·ro·myc·te·ri·a

(zē'rō-mik-tē'rē-ă),
Extreme dryness of the nasal mucous membrane.
[xero- + G. myktēr, the nose]

xeromycteria

(zer″ō-mik-tē′rē-ă) [ xero- + Gr. myktēr, snout, nose + -ia]
Dryness of the nasal passages.
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Pansy oil is used for sinusitis, headache, rhinitis, xeromycteria (dryness of the nasal passage), anti-inflammatory and analgesic, also it is used for rheumatoid arthritis.
Nasal keratosis associated with xeromycteria results from damage to (or the absence of) the nasal gland that keeps the nasal planum moist.