Synonyms of ointment
salveDictionary • a range of ointments for the treatment of eczema
salve • a soothing salve for sore, dry lips
cream • Gently apply the cream to the affected areas.
lotion • suntan lotion
balm • The balm is very soothing.
emollient • Grapeseed oil is a gentle emollient.
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• The balm is very soothing.
creamA cream is a substance that you rub into your skin, for example to keep it soft or to heal or protect it.
• Gently apply the cream to the affected areas.
emollientAn emollient is a liquid or cream which you put on your skin to make it softer or to reduce pain.
• Grapeseed oil is a gentle emollient.
Thesaurus for ointment from the Collins English Thesaurus
a fatty or oily medicated formulation applied to the skin to heal or protect
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