The word cicatrizant is used to refer to agents - including natural substances such as herbs, oils, or essences, or conventional pharmaceutical drugs, that promote healing of the skin by the formation of scar tissue. (See also the related word cicatrix.)
The word cicatrizant is not listed in all leading medical dictionaries. However, its meaning is implied by related terms that are often included.
The definitions in this section are of words used to refer to the actions (effects) of both pharmaceutical drugs and natural remedies. For information about specific oils, herbs, and remedies that might have properties including some of the actions mentioned in this section, see other parts of this website. For example, the pages about Aromatherapy Essential Oils, Bach Flower Remedies, Herbalism, Homeopathic Remedies, Homeopathy and Massage Carrier Oils.