petroleum jelly


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jelly

 [jel´e]
a soft, coherent, resilient substance; generally, a colloidal semisolid mass.
cardiac jelly a gelatinous substance present between the endothelium and myocardium of the embryonic heart that transforms into the connective tissue of the endocardium.
contraceptive jelly a nongreasy jelly containing a spermicide, used in the vagina for prevention of conception.
petroleum jelly petrolatum.
Wharton's jelly the soft, jelly-like intracellular substance of the umbilical cord.

pe·tro·la·tum

(pet-rō-lā'tŭm),
A yellowish mixture of the softer members of the paraffin or methane series of hydrocarbons, obtained from petroleum as an intermediate product in its distillation; used as a soothing application to burns and abrasions of the skin and as a base for ointments.

petroleum jelly

n.
A colorless-to-amber semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum and used in lubricants and medicinal ointments. Also called petrolatum.

pe·tro·la·tum

(petrō-lātŭm)
A yellowish mixture of the softer members of the paraffin or methane series of hydrocarbons used as a soothing application to burns and abrasions of the skin.
Synonym(s): petroleum jelly.
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"The trusted Dabur Herbolene brand reflects our company's commitment to offer a natural-based petroleum jelly via to make it gentler so that it can be used even on a toddler's skin.
Cons: Petroleum jelly is viscous at room temperature, so you'll definitely need to bag the cotton balls to prevent the jelly from getting all over your other supplies.
Results: Treatment including petroleum jelly plus standard treatment caused a significantly better total symptom control than the standard treatment (oral antihistamine and nasal corticosteroids), 5.38 +- 3.75 vs 6.34 +- 3.83 (p=0.029).
Waxelene is the eco-friendly alternative to petroleum jelly. It has the same protective, waterproofing, moisturizing and soothing properties that doctors love, but contains no petroleum or hydrogenated oils.
The agency is further concerned about the elevated gearing levels, the company's small scale of operations, its vulnerability to oil prices changes and the marketing risks for its new product, petroleum jelly.
Spread a very thin layer of petroleum jelly on the paper plates.
* To celebrate the brand's 140th anniversary, Unilever is giving its iconic Vaseline Petroleum Jelly line a facelift and adding a new variant.
-- Unilever's Vaseline Petroleum Jelly brand has launched new packaging and added a new rich moisturizing product.
Over the years Vaseline petroleum jelly has showcased its versatile range of uses, from being used as a remedy for skin complaints by medical professionals to new mothers using it as a shield for nappy rash.
- Annie McNamara, Bristol REMOVE mascara from clothes by rubbing petroleum jelly on stains.
The latter two applied placebo or SJW ointment (macerated 1:3 in oil then clarified and mixed into petroleum jelly at 20% oil extract and 80% petroleum jelly) three times a day for 16 days beginning 24 hours after the operation.
Apply petroleum jelly to the ring and leave it overnight.

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