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Balm is said to be mildly stimulant and diaphoretic. It is very mild in its action upon the system, and its infusion is used in febrile and inflammatory diseases as a diluent, or to promote the action of diaphoretics.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.