Definition of Astringent

With a binding, contracting action on mucous membranes, skin, and other tissues, Astringent substances reduce irritation and inflammation — create a barrier against infection — help wounds and burns to heal — arrest secretion — and control bleeding. (NCI04)

Astringent is from the group

Adjuvant

Other Names for Astringent

Astringent

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