- the act of embrocating a bruised or diseased part of the body.
- the liquid used for this; a liniment or lotion.
Origin of embrocation
Related Words for embrocationbalm, ointment, cosmetic, salve, cream, lotion, potion, unguent, emollient, dressing, medicine, embrocation, lenitive, liniment, preparation, wash, demulcent, palliative, cerate, analgesic
Examples from the Web for embrocation
Historical Examples of embrocation
I should hope so,” replied I; “what is it you require—a lotion, or an embrocation?Japhet in Search of a Father
He desired nothing but the cold sheets of his bed and a bottle of embrocation.Nights in London
She was anxious to get away from the question of the embrocation.A Safety Match
As a fumigation in spasmodic asthma; in solution as an embrocation; and in powder as a substitute for gum guaiacum.
He sends some physic to be given, and some embrocation to rub on the back.The Dog
Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
- a drug or agent for rubbing into the skin; liniment
- The act or process of moistening and rubbing a body part with a liniment or lotion.
- A liniment or lotion.