Translation of "balsam" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

balsam

noun [ C or U ] uk us /ˈbɒl.səm/ US  /ˈbɑːl-/

a pleasant-smelling substance used as the base for medical or beauty treatments

(治疗或美容用的)香膏,香脂,香液
a balsam shampoo 洗发香波

anything believed to heal (= make well again) the body or mind

慰藉,能使身体或心灵痊愈的东西
Great literature is balsam to the soul. 伟大的文学是心灵的慰藉。

(Translation of “balsam” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)