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  • greasy
  • Diprobase ointment is a mixture of liquid paraffin and white soft paraffin that produces a greasy moisturiser. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Haelan ointment is more greasy than the cream. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Both the yellowish-white, translucent, greasy ointment and the smooth, off-white suppositories are formulated for the relief of chronic pruritus ani (otherwise known anal itching or anusitis) and the treatment of pain, irritation, discharge and itching associated with haemorrhoids (otherwise known as piles). (wikipedia.org)
  • witches
  • Flying ointment, also known as witches' flying ointment, green ointment, magic salve and lycanthropic ointment, is a hallucinogenic ointment said to have been used by witches in the practice of European witchcraft from at least as early as the Early Modern period, when detailed recipes for such preparations were first recorded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Francis Bacon (attributed as "Lord Verulam") listed the ingredients of the witches ointment as "the fat of children digged out of their graves, of juices of smallage, wolfe-bane and cinque foil, mingled with the meal of fine wheat. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1546) of Pisa gives two accounts of the power of the flying ointment in his Tractatus de strigibus sive maleficis ('Treatise on witches or evildoers') of 1525. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other descriptions add that human fat, especially that of unbaptised children, was used to make an unguent - the flying ointment - that enabled the witches to fly [see subsection below]. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevention
  • This small study did not evaluate any relationship between development of resistance to bacteria and the usage of over the counter antibiotic ointments for the prevention of infection and the authors themselves convey that further research would be needed to reach any significant conclusions," says Jodie Wertheim, a spokeswoman for the company, in an email. (webmd.com)
  • Products
  • If you have a scar that you would like to treat with an ointment, look for products that contain certain scar healing ingredients. (livestrong.com)
  • Protein-engineered subtilisins are widely used in commercial products (the native enzyme is easily inactivated by detergents and high temperatures) and is also called a stain cutter, for example, in laundry and dishwashing detergents, cosmetics, food processing, skin care ointments, contact lens cleaners, and for research in synthetic organic chemistry. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • The ointment should do more than moisturize the skin. (livestrong.com)
  • In order to help reduce the appearance of scars, the ointment needs to contain agents that can help exfoliate and restore the skin to its original condition. (livestrong.com)
  • Ointments with soy can help scarred skin return to its original state, helping make it smooth. (livestrong.com)
  • If your doctor has advised you to use dressings with this medicine, the skin should be cleansed before applying the cream/ointment under a fresh dressing. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • It also means that antibiotic ointments probably wouldn't treat or prevent MRSA skin infection, though experts say they've never been recommended for that purpose. (webmd.com)
  • Mecca┬« Ointment is the product name of a first aid ointment used for the temporary relief of pain and/or itching associated with minor burns, sunburn, minor cuts, scrapes, insect bites and for the temporary protection of minor skin irritations. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a rule of thumb, an ointment base is more occlusive and will drive the medication into the skin more rapidly than a solution or cream base. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some physicians use a thick ointment to replace the waterproof barrier of the inflamed skin in the treatment of eczema, and a cream might not accomplish the same clinical intention There are many general classes, with no clear dividing line between similar formulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • York
  • TUESDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Inmates at two maximum-security prisons in New York state are overusing antibiotic ointments, which may worsen the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the facilities, a new study reports. (medicinenet.com)
  • The Foster-Dack Co. was the proprietor of Mecca Ointment until it sold all the intellectual property rights in connection with Mecca Ointment to The Mentholatum Company of Orchard Park, New York, USA, which continued to manufacture and sell Mecca Ointment until 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Joint & Muscle Relief Ointment made with Ginger, Myrrh, Orange & Frankincense. (etsy.com)
  • Experts who reviewed the study say that while its findings are intriguing, they need to be duplicated on a larger scale before any firm conclusions can be made about the role of antibiotic ointments in MRSA spread or resistance. (webmd.com)
  • base
  • The ointment consisted of a fatty base used as a solvent to incorporate the active constituents of various (mostly poisonous) plants, usually including species belonging to the tribe Hyoscyameae (sometimes also tribes Datureae and Mandragoreae) of the plant family Solanaceae and containing the alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whitfield's ointment is salicylic acid and benzoic acid in a suitable base, such as lanolin or vaseline. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in a simple base like an ointment, much less variation between manufacturers is common. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • It should also be noted that antibiotic ointments have been used safely for years to provide a broad-spectrum of protection against a wide variety of germs. (webmd.com)
  • time
  • Expiry dates are on tubes of ointments because after a length of time the ointment starts to deteriorate and manufacturers can no longer guarantee the safety and efficacy of their product. (drugs.com)
  • sell
  • The Merchant agrees to provide these goods if Rubin helps him find a place to set up a stall to sell his ointments. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • The Merchant asks for two talents of gold instead of three as usual and the Merchant's wife then yells angrily at him for offering the ointment for less gold, blaming him for their poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • play
  • The Ointment Seller - a play full of scatological humor and obscenities - is considered to be one of the most important secular texts from 14th century Bohemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fly in the Ointment is the third extended play released by AFI. (wikipedia.org)
  • Company
  • On February 8, 2011, Vintage Brands Ltd. acquired all the intellectual property rights in connection with Mecca Ointment from The Mentholatum Company. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • If applying this ointment before washing in the bath or shower take care to avoid slipping, especially when getting in or out, as the ointment may make the bath/shower more slippery than usual. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • When Rubin returns to him, the Merchant asks him to take out the ointments and enumerate them for him. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Ecclesiastes 10:1) For five centuries, 'a fly in the ointment' has meant a small defect that spoils something valuable or is a source of annoyance. (wikipedia.org)
  • individual
  • Individual studies, for instance "Treatment of superficial mycoses in the tropics: Whitfield's ointment versus clotrimazole" support its use as a cost-effective treament. (wikipedia.org)