Definition of Liniment. Meaning of Liniment. Synonyms of Liniment

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Definition of Liniment

Liniment
Liniment Lin"i*ment (l[i^]n"[i^]*ment), n. [L. linimentum, fr. linire, linere, to besmear, anoint : cf. F. liniment. Cf. Letter, Lime a viscous substance.] A liquid or semiliquid preparation of a consistence thinner than an ointment, applied to the skin by friction, esp. one used as a sedative or a stimulant.

Meaning of Liniment from wikipedia

- Liniment (from the Latin linere, to anoint), or embrocation, is a medicated topical preparation for application to the skin. Sometimes called balms or...
- Vishnevsky liniment or balsamic liniment is a topical medication which has been used to treat wounds, burns, skin ulcers and suppurations. Developed by...
- and compounds, but containing no properties of snakes,) as "snake oil liniment", making frivolous claims about its efficacy as a panacea. Patent medicines...
- Minard's is a brand of liniment. Like other patent medicines, Minard's was sold by its creator with exaggerated claims. Dr. Levi Minard the King of Pain...
- Zheng Gu S**** (juhng goo shway) is a traditional Chinese liniment produced by Guangxi Yulin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. The Chinese word "zheng gu"...
- notably, the stimulant laxative Fletcher's Castoria and the ointment Centaur Liniment. The company is historically significant in that it was a driving force...
- Croton oil (Crotonis oleum) is an oil prepared from the seeds of Croton tiglium, a tree belonging to the order Euphorbiales and family Euphorbiaceae, and...
- needed] Skunk oil was used by the Native Americans as a healing balm or liniment. When rendered from the glands over a low heat, it has the consistency...
- Opodeldoc is a medical plaster or liniment invented, or at least named, by the German Renaissance physician Paracelsus in the 1500s. In modern form opodeldoc...
- is widely used in folk medicine for stomach ache, as sudorific, and as liniment for rheumatism. Aged heartwood is rich in terpenes such as limonene and...
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