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Noun ointment has 2 senses
  1. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve - semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
    --1 is a kind of remedy, curative, cure
    --1 has substances: lanolin, wool fat, wool grease
    --1 has particulars:
     arnica; baby oil; balsam; carron oil; cerate; chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil; lip balm; mentholated salve; mercurial ointment; zinc ointment
  2. cream, ointment, emollient - toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
    --2 is a kind of toiletry, toilet article, toiletries
    --2 has particulars:
     cold cream, coldcream, face cream, vanishing cream; hand cream; lanolin; nard, spikenard; sunscreen, sunblock, sun blocker
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