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  • Over this powder apply an emolient poultice, or soft cloths wet in water hot as can be endured.

    An Epitome of the Homeopathic Healing Art Containing the New Discoveries and Improvements to the Present Time

  • But hidden beneath the flattering and emolient words was a clear message: we need your help to run welfare services on the cheap.

    NSS News

  • After a bath, apply petroleum jelly or simple moisturising cream or emolient to help conserve the skin's natural moisture.

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  • You can relieve the dry sores of nummular dermatitis by soaking in salt water, followed by an application of corticosteroid cream and emolient.

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  • If the synthetic snake venom doesn’t grab us, perhaps we’ll pay up for a night cream with an emolient that mimics the sap from cedar trees in far-off, drought-subjected continents.

    Simple Skin Beauty

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