kaolin cataplasm

kaolin cataplasm
a poultice prepared with kaolin, boric acid, and glycerin.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • cataplasm of kaolin — a paste made of purified clay, glycerin, boric acid, thymol, methyl salicylate, and oil of peppermint and used like a poultice …   Useful english dictionary

  • poultice — A soft magma or mush prepared by wetting various powders or other absorbent substances with oily or watery fluids, sometimes medicated, and usually applied hot to the surface; it exerts an emollient, relaxing, or stimulant, counterirritant effect …   Medical dictionary

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