Lexicon:Lucatellus' balsam

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Term: Lucatellus' balsam
References: Post Captain, page 481
The Mauritius Command, page 140
Desolation Island, page 90
The Ionian Mission, page 89
Meaning: An emollient ointment which could also be taken internally, for wounds and sores, or against coughs. It was coloured red and its main ingredients were wax and turpentine.

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Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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