Origin of sitz bath
Examples from the Web for sitz-bath
Historical Examples of sitz-bath
Noon, douche, rubbing-sheet and sitz-bath; afternoon, packing-sheet and bath.
If there be much delirium, the sitz-bath may be required longer, and the pack shorter, as indicated above .
After the sitz-bath, the feet were to be put into water for two or three minutes and well rubbed.
The sitz-bath may be taken in a small wash-tub, if there is no proper sitz-bath-tub at hand.
Sitz-bath to be cold instead of tepid, and alternate days foot-bath and tepid half bath, without rubbing-sheet.
Word Origin for sitz bath
1849, a hybrid, from German Sitzbad, literally "bath in a sitting position," with English bath for German Bad.