Friars Balsam: Uses A Styptic and /or Expectorant. To stop bleeding of minor cuts and/or for relief of bronchial congestion by inhalation.
Dosage/Directions for use For External Use: Apply as needed to minor cuts or scratches using a cotton swab.
For Inhalation: Dissolve 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) in 600 mL of hot water and breath vapours. Also can be used in humidifiers according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Active Ingredients: Benzoin 5 g, Aloe 1g, Storax 4g, Balsam 2g in each 50 mL.
Inactive Ingredient: Ethyl Alcohol
Glad I found it!
Posted by Sherri on 8th Dec 2019
My grandmother used to have a pot of water and Friar's Balsam on her pot burner stove all winter. Hanging out in her kitchen, we were never congested or sick. A few days of doing the same thing on my wood stove and my constant congestion is easing. Nanny knew!