embrocation

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embrocation

a drug or agent for rubbing into the skin; liniment
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"It is not very likely, my dear, that bathing should have been of use to herand if I had known you were wanting an embrocation, I would have spoken to
The most popular therapeutic measures are cupping, all manner of compresses and embrocations. The once-popular practice of incensing has entirely disappeared, and is now being identified with magical-mystical practices.
Other physical methods include special embrocations. Phytotherapy includes arnica pads, herbal and fenugreek packs, Rollkur (an alternative medicine therapy in which the patient drinks, for example, herbal tea and then, lying down, rolls over at intervals onto their other side), and special teas.