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liniment,

liquid preparation rubbed on skin, used to relieve muscular aches and pains. It contains some substance that when rubbed over the affected part causes mild irritation and often brings more blood to the painful part. Most liniments contain camphor, oil of turpentine, oil of wintergreen, or ethyl alcohol. See salicylatesalicylate
, any of a group of analgesics, or painkilling drugs, that are derivatives of salicylic acid. The best known is acetylsalicylic acid, or aspirin. Now often made synthetically, they were originally derived from salicin,
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liniment

[′lin·ə·mənt]
(pharmacology)
A heat-generating liquid that is thinner than ointment and is applied to the skin with friction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

liniment

a medicated liquid, usually containing alcohol, camphor, and an oil, applied to the skin to relieve pain, stiffness, etc.
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With the formalization of an ABS agreement between the NBC and the community members, followed by training on proper methods of care and cultivation of Zingiber, the project has developed natural products- balm and liniment. Within the span of four years, the team managed to increase the cultivation to 6,000kg of Zingiber from initial seed of 15kg.
A liniment specifically formulated for fast and effective relief of various types of pain and/or body discomforts.
Wormwood ointment and liniment had 3% w/w of wormwood extract in ointment base and olive oil, respectively, that were prepared by a pharmacist and packaged alike.
Massage this liniment into tight muscles, bruises, or sore joints, or simply soak a cloth or bandage and hold it on the affected area for as long as possible.
What's new: Last year introduced a line of dental care products for dogs and cats; a healing salve and a healing liniment for muscles, joints and arthritis
There's nothing quite like it, particularly at Tynecastle, when the crowd is close enough to smell the liniment, every seat is taken but ignored and 17,000 voices make the old place rock like the Barrowlands.
Ni allem ein dau beidio a'i gymharu a'r liniment du 'glycerine and ichthyol' sydd gennym wrth law bob amser i drin phloebitus', felly dyna fynd i chwilio am ichthyol ar y we.
One such is a friend of mine, a fine fellow, generally of sound mind--clever, even-who nurses a never-ending cold and is constantly putting camphorated liniment on his upper lip.
Joseph's Liniment, which had applications in first aid and as a mosquito repellent.
The present case report documents correction of ankylosis of knee in a dog, following faulty immobilization post fracture treatment and its successful correction using Galvanic 20 stimulation followed by massage by liniment ammonia.
Clay's sight was impeded by a substance thought to be liniment allegedly smeared on Liston's gloves.
"And I'm not talking about the liniment. There's character and determination among my players."