any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)
semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.
A plant or tree yielding such substance.
Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.
There is a balm in Gilead.... (Spiritual)
Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Melissa, such as lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) or bee balm.
Origin: From basme, from balsamum.
an aromatic plant of the genus Melissa
the resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs
any fragrant ointment
anything that heals or that mitigates pain
to anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate
Balm is an unincorporated, rural community located in southeastern Hillsborough County, Florida, approximately 18 miles southeast of Tampa. It is the location of Goodson Farms, Inc. packing house and locally renowned produce market open from December to April. In 2005, Goodson Farms had begun rebuilding the stand on the intersection of McGrady Road and CR672. It was completed in late 2006. There are also four tropical fish farms and a small holding area for Barnum and Bailey's circus animals. One well known landmark is the Balm post office, which has been part of the community for over 100 years. Oldest Post Office in Hillsborough County 1907.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bäm, n. an aromatic substance: a fragrant and healing ointment: aromatic fragrance: anything that heals or soothes pain: a tree yielding balm: name of some fragrant garden herbs.—v.t. (arch.) to embalm: (Shak.) to anoint with fragrant oil: (arch.) to soothe.—n. Balm′iness.—adj. Balm′y, fragrant: mild and soothing: bearing balm.—Balm, or Balsam, of Gilead, the resin of the tree Balsamodendron Gileadense, formerly esteemed as an antiseptic, the name originating in the belief that this is the substance mentioned in the Bible as found in Gilead, and called in the English translation 'balm.' [O. Fr. basme—L. balsamum. See Balsam.]
Is a fragrant cream, liquid or oil you use on a part of your body or your skin created and designed in various fragrances and for various purposes.
Some people use balm on their lips to keep their lips moist, or the tin of balm to keep their hands moist.
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The numerical value of balm in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of balm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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