embrocation


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a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain

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is used as an embrocation for contused wounds, strain, stone garget (Bungli in local dialect) and for ripening of an abscess.
Of all the tosh that has been spouted since Saturday's golden moment, the most risible have been (in no particular order): the notion of Clive Woodward managing the England football team; the clamour for everyone from Wilkinson to the bloke who applies embrocation to the players' sore groins to be knighted and/or given the freedom of the entire solar system; the idea that youngsters will now shun football and relentlessly pursue a career as a rugby union star.
The combination of embrocation, manipulation and painkillers got Montgomerie through yesterday and remarkably he shot a seven-under-par 65 to stay out in front.
Laxatives were dispensed on 7 September; a decoction of bark was administered almost daily between 12 and 18 September inclusive; embrocation was dispensed from 9 to 16 September.
Nino, astral rods, dowsing rods, crystal balls of varying sizes, shells, eggshaped things, stones, a metronome, Buddha statues, mugs, an Ouija board, metal balls from China, a bell tree, a tribal mask, Lego bricks, dozens of figurines (once they all lost their noses, he said), statues of saints, artworks by children, jumping ice cream, a metal chalice, goblets, Krishnamurti's cassettes on "Quest of the Mind," playing cards, canes, earphones, blue crowbars, White Flower embrocation, ginger tea, rulers, Johnny Midnight's metal pyramid, acupuncture needles, a bottle of Holy Water.
Thinking about home medication from the past, I remember my father once making my brother, Douglas, who was suffering from a really bad sore throat, drink some Sloans Liniment, an embrocation which contained chilli peppers and was used as an external treatment of strains and sprains.
He was the leading private bus manufacturer, he had his own furniture removal and confectionery and building companies and even sold his own Andrews Grandmother's Embrocation Oil which was "guaranteed to cure anything short of rigor mortis".
Dai Country by Alun Richards SOME of the boys rubbed themselves with embrocation - legend said Bashie Williams drank his the first time he saw it
Moseley have mounting injury worries ahead of Saturday's top-of-the-table clash with Esher at Billes-ley Common and are facing a week of elastic bandages and embrocation in the hope of not finding half their team on sick parade.
The rhizome is also used to treat abdominal pain, and as an embrocation or sudorific to treat swelling and muscular rheumatism.
But when he was still a kid at Arsenal, Harper did fall foul of a practical joke by Lee Dixon who smeared the inside of Harper's shorts with embrocation before the next training session and Harper was forced to drop them in a hurry.
But Australian physiotherapist Dale Richardson came to his aid with embrocation at the sixth, then some more manipulation after the ninth hole.