Sentence Examples


  • Licking your lips when they're dry only makes the problem worse, since evaporating saliva will cause lips to crack.To heal sore, dry lips and keep them soft, apply a thick, waxy balm before going outdoors and before bed.
  • In addition to a tube of coffee lip balm, the set also includes four jars of mineral eye shadow and blush (including barely-peach Apricot, soft violet-rose Berry Essence, vivid rose Raisin Red and dusky tan Mocha).
  • Examples are vitamin C (to boost the immune system), zinc (to reduce the frequency of HSV outbreaks), aloe (a possible antiviral), lemon balm (to speed healing), and licorice (with anti-inflammatory and antiviral effects).
  • The prevalent bush plants are khansa (umbrella mimosa), acacias, aloes, and, especially, Boswellia and Commiphora, which yield highly fragrant resins and balsams, such as myrrh, frankincense (olibanum) and " balm of Gilead."
  • " cream "), a mixture of olive oil and balm, used for anointing in the Roman Catholic church in baptism, confirmation and ordination, and in the consecrating and blessing of altars, chalices, baptismal water, &c. The consecration of the " chrism " is performed by a bishop, and since the 5th century has taken place on Maundy Thursday.