- causing redness of the skin, as a medicinal application.
- Medicine/Medical. a rubefacient application, as a mustard plaster.
Origin of rubefacient
Examples from the Web for rubefacient
Historical Examples of rubefacient
The onion is diuretic, expectorant, rubefacient, and stimulant.
Both of the above are stimulant, rubefacient, and counter-irritant.
Stimulant, rubefacient, and counter-irritant; in a variety of affections.
Rubefacient and counter-irritant; in rheumatism and various other diseases.
Pale yellow colour; fragrant; acrid, pungent, and rubefacient.
- Producing redness, as of the skin.
- A substance that irritates the skin, causing redness.