A smooth oily preparation that is rubbed on the skin for medicinal purposes or as a cosmetic
semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
cream: toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
In medicine, a topical medication is applied to body surfaces such as the skin or mucous membranes such as the vagina, anus, throat, eyes and ears.
a viscous preparation of oils and/or fats, usually containing medication, used as a treatment or as an emollient. (compare with cream)
(Ointments) Herb mixed with salve for application to the affected area.
(ointments) homeopathic dilutions are generally incorporated in an excipient in a suitable
is a type of medicine put on a baby's bottom to keep him or her from having a rash.
To dream of ointment, denotes that you will form friendships which will prove beneficial and pleasing to you. For a young woman to dream that she makes ointment, denotes that she will be able to command her own affairs whether they be of a private or public character.
A fatty substance such as lard to which herbs are added. Choose herbs according to the effect you desire, or enchant them, or both. For healing ointments, choose according to physical ailment. Three teaspoon of herb to one cup of fat, steeped and heated several times should prove very nice. ...
A substance used on the skin to soothe or heal wounds, burns, rashes, scrapes or other skin problems. Also called unguent.
Type of dermatological vehicle that has an oil base giving it lubricating properties. It is often used to treat dry skin.
An opaque or translucent, highly viscous or greasy semisolid substance used as an external application to the skin. It tends not to evaporate or be absorbed when rubbed onto the skin.
A medication preparation that is applied topically (onto the skin) and is oil-based. Creams are also topical agents but are water-soluble.
A thick, spreadable substance that contains medicine and is meant to be used on the skin, or if a vaginal preparation, in the vagina.
Seeking to relieve or heal a psychic wound; something that applies to your needs or situation / (see MEDICINE)
a perfumed oil, sometimes used in Bible times to anoint people as well as bodies for burial.
A form of topical drug; also known as a salve. (51)
Soft, semi-solid herbal preparation made by adding melted beeswax to a warmed oil infusion which will harden or set up after it is poured into containers and allowed to cool.