Friar's balsam - definition of friar's balsam by The Free Dictionary
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(Pharmacology) a compound containing benzoin, mixed with hot water, and used as an inhalant to relieve colds and sore throats
References in classic literature
So I came quickly, and led by the white-haired Arthurs in a jacket and petticoat, entered a double-bedded room reeking with steam and Friar's Balsam
He refused, although he called witness's attention to the fact that the bandages were soaked in Friar's balsam
Ayrshire was lucky to win the first two colts' Classics in 1888, as he was clearly inferior to Friar's Balsam
Your pharmacist can make you a solution of friar's balsam
and iodine which may help.
To alleviate symptoms, ask your chemist to make up a preparation of Friar's Balsam
and a weak solution of iodine.