Emollient

 Emollient

Use decoction of marsh-mallow or linseed. 


 Emollients

Emollients are remedies used externally to soften the parts they are applied to, such as spermaceti, palm oil, &c. 


 Emollients

These consist of unctuous remedies, such as cerates and ointments, and any materials that combine heat with moisture, —poultices of bread, bran, linseed meal, carrots, and turnips. (See par 809 .)