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...
- 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...
- but containing no snake-derived substances whatsoever) as "snake oil liniment", making frivolous claims about its efficacy as a panacea. William Rockefeller...
- (Chinese: 正骨水; literally: 'bone-setting liquid') is a traditional Chinese liniment. This external analgesic is known to relieve qi and blood stagnation, promote...
- notably, the stimulant laxative Fletcher's Castoria and the ointment Centaur Liniment. The company is historically significant in that it was a driving force...
- Dit da jow is a common Chinese liniment used as a folk remedy to supposedly heal external injuries, such as bruises or sore muscles. There is no scientific...
- 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...
- on the sales of the liniment in the Netherlands and South America. The big seller that year was the 25-cent-size bottle of liniment; other sizes were retailed...
- Balm may refer to: Liniment, a medicated topical preparation for application to the skin BALM Paints, an Australian paint manufacturer taken over by Dulux...
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