friars' balsam

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friars' balsam

; tincture of benzoin compound; CoTB; TBCo 4.5% balsamic acid, 10% benzoin, 2% balsam of tolu in industrial methylated spirit (IMS) to 100%; evaporates to a sticky residue, and applied to skin to aid retention of adhesive padding, or in treatment of heel fissures
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Can she bring back Spangles, Vim, Bunty, Green Shield stamps, cheese footballs and Friars Balsam to ease the wheeze from the polluting smog?
To alleviate symptoms, ask your chemist to make up a preparation of friars balsam and a weak solution of iodine that you can paint on to the painful area.