medicinal oil

medicinal oil

[mə′dis·ən·əl ′ȯil]
(materials)
A highly refined, colorless, tasteless and odorless petroleum oil used medicinally as an internal lubricant and for the manufacture of salves and ointments. Also known as mineral oil.
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The girl learns to repeat the phrases that her grandmother teaches her and befriends the dugong, who gives its medicinal oil as a gift.
globulus, the best known variety for medicinal oil production, is the blue gum tree of Victoria and Tasmania where it attains a height of more than 110 metres ranking as one of the tallest trees in the world.
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n Enid Williams of Llan Ffestiniog researches her family history and finds an ancestor who became one of Wales's first entrepreneurs with an unique medicinal oil he made in this week's episode of the genealogical show Hel Achau.
The seeds were used to make a medicinal oil and as a tea.
In conjunction with the cultivation and transformation of raw materials into medicinal oils and tinctures, the partnership plans to construct a research and development laboratory for the design and creation of new products, in-house analysis and testing and the refinement of new and unique delivery systems.
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Bookended by chapters on preparatory perfumes, incenses, medicinal oils, antiperspirant powders, and after-meal hand soaps, this comprehensive culinary journey is a feast for all the senses.
Results of applying Rapid Rural Appraisal on a group of exporters, factories extracting medicinal oils and pastes, producers of geranium and jasmine crops in both New and Old Lands, and some Governmental export institutions, indicate the following main problems and obstacles facing foreign marketing of the two crops:
Description : Medicinal oils in the Cerrado and Caatinga