Synonyms of 'nostrum'
1 remedyDictionary, answer, solution
They are still peddling yesterday's failed socialist nostrums.
2 medicineDictionary, drug, treatment
Supermarket shelves are lined with nostrums claiming to alleviate flu symptoms.
The drug will treat those infected
a new treatment for eczema
Western aid will not be a panacea for the country's problems.
a magical elixir of eternal youth
He was the first physician to use leeches as a cure-all.
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An answer to a problem is a solution to it.
Prison is not the answer for most young offenders.
A cure for an illness is a medicine or other treatment that cures the illness.
There is still no cure for the common cold.
Thesaurus for nostrum from the Collins English Thesaurus
You can refer to ideas or theories about how something should be done as nostrums , especially when you think they are old-fashioned or wrong in some way.