salutiferous


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salutiferous

(ˌsæljəˈtɪfərəs)
adj
favourable to health or safety
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That is the truth," answered Don Quixote, "and there is no use in troubling oneself about these matters of enchantment or being angry or vexed at them, for as they are invisible and visionary we shall find no one on whom to avenge ourselves, do what we may; rise, Sancho, if thou canst, and call the alcaide of this fortress, and get him to give me a little oil, wine, salt, and rosemary to make the salutiferous balsam, for indeed I believe I have great need of it now, because I am losing much blood from the wound that phantom gave me.
If it had, perhaps by now we could have created what my father referred to as 'a salutiferous society'--a health promoting and emotionally stable society.