LAURUS AESTIVALIS

\lˈɔːɹəs ɐ ˌɛstɪvˈɑːliz], \lˈɔːɹəs ɐ ˌɛstɪvˈɑːliz], \l_ˈɔː_ɹ_ə_s ɐ ˌɛ_s_t_ɪ_v_ˈɑː_l_i_z]\
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  • L. benzoin-l.Alexandrina angustifolia, Ruscus hypoglossum.
1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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adhesol

  • solution alphanaphthol, balsam tolu, benzoin, copal, oil thyme in ether; applied to skin, the ether evaporates and leaves a thin protective film, like that of collodion. A form of surgical dressing similar to collodion. An antiseptic varnish consisting copal resin, benzoin, balsam tolu, oil of thyme, alpha-naphthol, and ether.
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