any cream containing medicinal ingredients applied to the skin for therapeutic purposes (noun)
Examples of word unguent
Now, Sharpe, the fly in our unguent is the fact these royal guards are all Irish.
Sure, someone recently offered to send me some kind of unguent to evaluate, but I declined.
Two assistants of the torturer bathed the lacerated shoulders of the culprit, applied to them some kind of unguent which immediately closed the wounds, and threw over his back a yellow cloth shaped like a chasuble; Pierrat Torterue meanwhile letting the blood drain from the lashes of his scourge in great drops on to the ground.
This powerful emmenagogue was a kind of unguent composed of several drugs, such as saffron, myrrh, etc., compounded with virgin honey.
I don't know about you guys, but I'm still having trouble with the word "salvific" It just sounds like some kind of unguent to me â€¦