friar's balsam

friar's balsam

n
(Pharmacology) a compound containing benzoin, mixed with hot water, and used as an inhalant to relieve colds and sore throats
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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. The electrics were all on.
He refused, although he called witness's attention to the fact that the bandages were soaked in Friar's balsam. Witness said he would take the man to a doctor.
Ayrshire was lucky to win the first two colts' Classics in 1888, as he was clearly inferior to Friar's Balsam. He was not fully fit for the St Leger and in any case failed to stay, finishing sixth behind Oaks winner Seabreeze.
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.
To try this treatment, fill a bowl with boiling water and add menthol, eucalyptus, olbas oil or friar's balsam - pop a towel over your head and breathe in deeply through your nose for 10-15 minutes, three times a day.
"I've tried surgical spirit, Friar's Balsam and urine in a bucket - you dip your hand in it.
A few drops of friar's balsam or Olbas oil on your pillow will help open up your airways.
The young Northamptonshire all-rounder said: "I've tried surgical spirit, Friar's Balsam and urine in a bucket - dip your hand in it.
I have a pain in my nose when I wake, caused by inhaling friar's balsam that was too strong, two years ago.