Origin of demulcent
Related Words for demulcenttepid, delicate, peaceful, sunny, balmy, breezy, benign, warm, weak, calm, smooth, bland, mellow, moderate, soft, cool, balm, ointment, cosmetic, salve
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Historical Examples of demulcent
Demulcent and emollient; principally used for poultices and fomentations.Cattle and Their Diseases
It is little more than a demulcent, and in this country is not employed as a medicine.The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees
Used in coughs as an anodyne and demulcent, in lieu of opium lozenges.
It is demulcent and emollient; chiefly used in ointments and cerates.
Uses, &c. Sweet almonds are nutritive, emollient, and demulcent; but frequently disagree with weak stomachs.