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balm

 [bahm]
a soothing or healing medicine.

balm

(bawlm),
1. Synonym(s): balsam
2. An ointment, especially a fragrant one.
3. A soothing application.
[L. balsamum, fr. G. balsamon, the balsam tree]

balm

(bahm)
1. a soothing or healing medicine.
2. balsam.

lemon balm , sweet balm a preparation of the fresh or dried herb of Melissa officinalis, or the volatile oil; used for nervousness and insomnia, as a homeopathic preparation for menstrual irregularities, and in folk medicine.

balm

[bäm]
Etymology: Gk, balsamon, balsam
1 a healing or a soothing substance, such as any of various medicinal ointments.
2 an aromatic plant of the genus Melissa that relieves pain. Also called balsam.
Fringe medicine A floral essence said to be an antidepressant
Herbal medicine

(1) A perennial herb, the oil of which contains citral, citronellal, eugenol acetate, flavonoids, geraniol, polyphenols, tannin, and triterpenoids. Lemon balm is antihistaminic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, sedative, and tonic; it has been used for allergies, colds, depression, eczema, flu, headaches, insomnia, menstrual disorders, vomiting

(2) An extract of lemon—Citrus limon—that has been used topically for herpes simplex-induced cold sores

balm

(bawlm)
1. An ointment, especially a fragrant one.
2. A soothing application.
[L. balsamum, fr. G. balsamon, the balsam tree]

balm

1. An old-fashioned term for anything believed to sooth or heal.
2. An aromatic, oily resin exuded by various trees and shrubs and sometimes used in medicine as an ointment or inhalant.

balm,

n a healing or comforting ointment.

balm

(bawlm)
1. Synonym(s): balsam.
2. An ointment, especially a fragrant one.
3. A soothing application.
[L. balsamum, fr. G. balsamon, the balsam tree]

balm

1. a balsam.
2. a soothing or healing medicine.

Patient discussion about balm

Q. What do I do with this horrible Diaper Rash?? I have no idea what is up with my daughters diaper rash, she is a year old and I do everything to keep this rash from coming, but it comes back! All week I have let her run without a diaper on trying to let it air out as much as possible, (thank god for carpet shampooers).Is there any secret that someone has to getting rid of this rash?

A. My own daughter was yeasty from whatever they do to newborns in the hospital and I battled it ever day until I started taking garlic gel tabs. Because I breasfed her she got all the benefits of it and her bottom cleared right up.
Probiotics can help, yogurt, kefir and the like. Super Salve from supersalve.com is amazing in its healing abilities. Avoid processed foods and especially sugars.

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