Now you know what lenitive means. Isn’t that lenitive?
1. softening, soothing, or mitigating, as medicines or applications.
2. mildly laxative.
3. a lenitive medicine or application.
4. a mild laxative.
5. Archaic. anything that softens or soothes.
[Origin: 1535–45; < ML lénītīvus. See lenition, -ive]