Green tomatoes tend to be astringent and in the South are most often fried in cornmeal and served with a tangy dip.
Spray your face with your homemade astringent .
Studies have shown that calendula ointments can accelerate the healing of wounds and have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent and immune-stimulating properties.
It's not saying anything against them to assert that there is also a tough, astringent view of life that should be given its due.
I use witch hazel as an astringent .
A bitter, astringent scent like hospital antiseptic is in the air.
If you find sage's pungent and astringent taste too strong, mix it with some cooling mint, lemon balm, or lemon juice.
These are quirky books, written by a quirky writer for quirky readers; they offer an astringent tonic in a time when narration, across genres and media, falls as often as not into saccharine complacency.
This tale cloys today's palate: we miss the astringent irony which Thomas Hardy would have brought to circumstances like these.
Focus on spicy, bitter and astringent tastes, and reduce sweet, salty and sour-tasting foods.