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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.

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]

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.

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.

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.

bal·sam

(bawl'săm)
A fragrant, resinous or thick, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
Synonym(s): balm (1) .
[G. balsamon; L. balsamum]
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Mr Reeve explained that Himalayan balsam was a challenge for the teams as it "dominates" its landscape by producing lots of seeds and growing quickly, driving out other plants.
We removed the Balsam that had re-grown at a site which was cleared 2 years ago.
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