meaning of balsam of tolu

balsam of tolu meaning in General Dictionary

aromatic yellowish-brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used particularly in coughing syrups

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In this group may be included the oleo-resins, such as copaiba, cubebs and Canada balsam; the gum-resins, such as asafetida, myrrh, ammoniacum and galbanum; and the true balsams, such as benzoin, storax, balsam of Tolu and balsam of Peru.

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