It is also used by way of embrocation to bathe the face and limbs, or any part affected with pains, or debility.
He desired nothing but the cold sheets of his bed and a bottle of embrocation.
It is used chiefly in India mixed with oil as an embrocation for rheumatism; given internally it is regarded as an antisyphilitic.
As a fumigation in spasmodic asthma; in solution as an embrocation; and in powder as a substitute for gum guaiacum.
It is used as an embrocation for rheumatism and for neck galls of cattle.
Liza rubs me with embrocation every night, but it torments me cruel.'
I should hope so,” replied I; “what is it you require—a lotion, or an embrocation?
From the bag which I had brought the Doctor took a large bottle of embrocation and began rubbing the sprain.
He sends some physic to be given, and some embrocation to rub on the back.
The prescription for the embrocation runs—Spirit serpylli 120 grammes, tinct.
embrocation em·bro·ca·tion (ěm'brə-kā'shən)
The act or process of moistening and rubbing a body part with a liniment or lotion.
A liniment or lotion.