A resin containing more or less of an essential or volatile oil.
- Any of several aromatic resins, such as balsam of Peru and balsam of Tolu, that contain considerable amounts of benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, or both, or their esters.
- Any of several other fragrant plant resins, such as Canada balsam.
- A similar substance, especially a fragrant ointment used as medication; a balm.
- Any of various trees, especially the balsam fir, yielding an aromatic resinous substance.
- See jewelweed.