Friars Balsam is a remedy that is known to almost everyone grandmother! Most it is used today to help adhesive tape stick to the skin. Curated Resources: http://www.podiatry-arena.com/podiatry-forum/showthread.php?t=44300 (Podiatry Arena) http://podiapaedia.org/wiki/pharmacology/topical-medicaments/friars-balsam/ (PodiaPaedia) http://www.foothealthguide.net/friars-balsam-from-the-archives/ (Foot Health Guide) http://www.footcareproducts4u.com.au/friars-balsam/139/ (Foot Care Products)