Moist Dressing for Inflamed Skin
Moist dressing for inflamed skin crossword clue. A puzzle question in Daily Mail UK newspaper on 5 Sep 2017. 8 letters.
The answer: POULTICE
Moist dressing for inflamed skin example
There have also been reports claiming success with the use of the sap from the trunk of banana trees for wounds. The sap is known to contain tannin, which would make it astringent. The mucilage in the sap probably also contributes to the wound-healing process. But there are probably other constituents, still unidentified, which may be responsible for the sap’s action. Much work has been done on analyzing the chemical constituents of bananas but there is definitely room for more research. The fruit, for instance, has some 200 chemical substances responsible for its distinct odor.
Externally, banana also has its uses. Softened over low heat, its young leaves make excellent moist dressing for inflamed skin as well as for wounds. The interior of the trunk of banana trees is cool and can be used as a cold pack for fever. Some rural health workers have also found the trunk useful for storing vaccines for short periods of time.