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Noun: balsam of Peru
  1. Dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially in dressing wounds and treating certain skin diseases

Derived forms: balsams of Peru

Type of: balsam of tolu, tolu, tolu balsam

Part of: Myroxylon balsamum pereirae, Myroxylon pereirae, Peruvian balsam

Encyclopedia: Balsam of Peru