Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun balm

2 senses of balm

Sense 1
balm -- (any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing)
       => balsam -- (any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes)

Sense 2
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve -- (semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation)
       => remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic -- (a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain)

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