compound tincture of benzoin

compound tincture of benzoin

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  • Tincture of benzoin — is a pungent solution of benzoin resin in alcohol. A similar preparation called Friar s Balsam or Compound Benzoin Tincture (USP) (or compound tincture of benzoin) contains, in addition, Cape aloes and storax (liquidambar resin).Medical… …   Wikipedia

  • tincture —    An extract, usually herbal, and usually made with a mixture of water and alcohol, although there were official tinctures that also used acetic acid, chloroform and glycerin. Only a few tinctures are still official in the U.S., including… …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • Benzoin resin — or styrax resin is a balsamic resin obtained from the bark of several species of trees in the genus Styrax . It is used in perfumes, some kinds of incense, and medicine (see tincture of benzoin). Its principle component is benzoic acid. [cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Benzoin — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • benzoin —   n. balsamic resin used in perfumery, etc., and in medicine as compound tincture called friar s balsam; bitter almond oil camphor, found in gum benzoin.    ♦ benzoic,   a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • compound benzoin tincture — com·pound benzoin tincture (.)käm .pau̇nd , kəm n FRIAR S BALSAM * * * [USP] a preparation of benzoin, aloe, storax, and tolu balsam in alcohol, used as a topical skin protectant …   Medical dictionary

  • compound benzoin tincture — noun : friar s balsam …   Useful english dictionary

  • a Minors Gray Friars or Franciscans — Friar Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arisarum vulgare — Friar Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • b Augustines — Friar Fri ar, n. [OR. frere, F. fr[ e]re brother, friar, fr. L. frater brother. See {Brother}.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) A brother or member of any religious order, but especially of one of the four mendicant orders, viz: {(a) Minors, Gray Friars, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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