Unguentum Benzoini.—Ointment of Benzoin.

Botanical name: 

Related entry: Benzoinum (U. S. P.)—Benzoin

SYNONYMS: Benzoated lard, Benzoinated lard.

Preparation and History.—(See Adeps Benzoinatus.)

Action and Medical Uses.—This forms an excellent vehicle for ointments, as benzoin enables the lard to resist rancidity. Poplar buds have the same effect.

King's American Dispensatory, 1898, was written by Harvey Wickes Felter, M.D., and John Uri Lloyd, Phr. M., Ph. D.