soothing or softening ointment
The doctor prescribed an emollient for the dry rash on his arm.
mollis (soft) (Latin)
divide it as e + moll (. mole which is a black spot)+ ient. If we find a black spot on our skin, we quickly start searching for a SOOTHING REMEDY to remove it. to mollify is to soothify so emollient is to soothe loosers break it like e + moll, now moll = mall, so in summer we go to a mall because of its centralized 'AC' for a soothing climate.