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tincture

 [tingk´chur]
an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution prepared from vegetable drugs or chemical substances.
compound benzoin tincture a mixture of benzoin and several other ingredients in alcohol, used as a topical skin protectant.
iodine tincture a preparation of iodine and sodium iodide in diluted alcohol, used as a topical antiinfective.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bal·sam

(bahl'sam),
A fragrant, resinous or thick, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
Synonym(s): balm (1) , oleoresin (3)
[G. balsamon; L. balsamum]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

balsam

(bôl′səm)
n.
1.
a. Any of several aromatic resins, such as balsam of Peru and balsam of Tolu, that contain considerable amounts of benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, or both, or their esters.
b. Any of several other fragrant plant resins, such as Canada balsam.
c. A similar substance, especially a fragrant ointment used as medication; a balm.
2. Any of various trees, especially the balsam fir, yielding an aromatic resinous substance.
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balsam

An oily or gummy resin, usually containing benzoic or cinnamic acids, obtained from various trees and used to flavour medicines or as an inhalant.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

balsam

an oily and resinous substance extracted from various plants, which is used as a mounting fluid in microscopy and as a constituent of medicines and perfumes.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

bal·sam

(bawl'săm)
A fragrant, resinous or thick, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
Synonym(s): balm (1) .
[G. balsamon; L. balsamum]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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"It would mean a great deal to the community to have the Balsams back open," Clarke said.
The resort, about 20 miles from the Canadian border, started as an inn in 1861 and was sold in 1895 to industrialist Henry Hale, who renamed it The Balsams. In 1918, he doubled the capacity to 400 guests.
(1) Allergic contact dermatitis can be caused by a wide range of chemicals--from nickel (a metal) to rubber-based compounds to balsam of Peru (a fragrance and flavoring agent).
For Often, the key is House Bill 540-Local, which basically authorizes Coos to create a TIF on behalf of Dixville Notch, the location of the Balsams. The bill is currently before the House Municipal and County Government Committee.
You may know more about The Balsams than you think.
The decision to withdraw the application is the result of conditions put forward by the BFA that "do not allow SCU and the Balsams to proceed" with the application, according to the press release.
According to the Balsams' website, prices range from $100,000 to $140,000 for a one-bedroom residence, $160,000 to $220,000 for a two-bedroom and between $200,000 to $320,000 for a two-bedroom suite.
As the Balsams continues to advance its very challenging development, we need to acknowledge the hard work and expense to date that have gone into trying to develop something special and lasting for the region.
"It was a natural for him to be a half-owner of the Balsams," Dagesse told InDepthNH in a telephone interview Monday.
Otten said "the marketplace is abuzz" over The Balsams and he's been contacted by about 600 people looking for jobs, had about 200 inquiries about weddings and "hundreds of requests for conferences."
The study, written by PolEcon Research of Dover, is the third and final report required by the NH Business Finance Authority before it begins considering a $28 million loan to Balsams developer Les Otten.
"USDA Rural Development has been asked what we can do to help redevelopment of the Balsams," says Ted Brady, director of the program for Vermont and New Hampshire.