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liniment

 [lin´ĭ-ment]
a medicinal preparation in an oily, soapy, or alcoholic vehicle, intended to be rubbed on the skin as a counterirritant or anodyne.

lin·i·ment

(lin'i-ment), Avoid the misspelling linament.
A liquid preparation for external application or application to the gums; they may be clear dispersions, suspensions, or emulsions, and are frequently applied by friction to the skin; used as counterirritants, rubefacients, anodynes, or cleansing agents.
[L., fr. lino, to smear]

liniment

(lĭn′ə-mənt)
n.
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.

liniment

Herbal medicine
A format for delivering a herbal medicine in which an extract of the herb is infused in an oil, alcohol or other volatile base, often heated and applied topically.

lin·i·ment

(lin'i-mĕnt)
A liquid preparation for external use, frequently applied by friction to the skin.

liniment

An irritating fluid rubbed into the skin to promote a mild inflammatory increase in the blood supply to the underlying tissues. Liniments are of limited therapeutic value, but usually have an impressive smell.

lin·i·ment

(lin'i-mĕnt)
Liquid preparation for external application or application to gingiva; frequently applied by friction to skin; used as counterirritants, rubefacients, or cleansing agents.
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A liniment specifically formulated for fast and effective relief of various types of pain and/or body discomforts.
Application of liniments, analgesics, plant hydrosols, and essential oil blends immediately after the cupping will enable the absorption of the product deep into the tissue.
For example, they reportedly can fight infections, promote wound healing, reduce inflammation, affect hormonal levels, stimulate the immune system, heat the skin in a liniment, promote blood circulation and digestion, and lessen sinus or lung congestion.
Opium was freely available in pills, powders, plasters, liniments, lozenges, syrups, suppositories, or in solution with alcohol spirit in the form of laudanum.
Once the swelling of the immediate injury has gone down, applying heat in the form of pads, liniments, or warm compresses can help keep the affected tendons from stiffening as well as ease your pain.
Banana chips, pastries, furniture, woven products and liniments take center stage as various Bangsamoro communities in Mindanao present their livelihood showcase at a trade fair and expo that opens until Tuesday in a mall here.
They are rubbed in special liniments and their coats are shaved ( speed is king.
For Mom was willing to try anything--from liniments to over-the-counter medications, from chiropractors to faith healers.
Q: Is it okay to use Tiger Balm, Mineral Ice, or other liniments for muscle and arthritis pain?
Liniments and balms are popular, convenient methods for producing a feeling of heat in muscles.
When I was a child, my mother used to give us a dose of Watkins or Raleigh's liniment along with a glass of sweetened water to cure an upset stomach.