Demulcent and emollient; principally used for poultices and fomentations.
Fomentations must be given to the feet and legs, if any feeling of chill is felt.
I cannot bear to have the fomentations taken off for a moment.
Head-baths are equally indispensable, as well as fomentations, to these organs.
Fomentations are chiefly employed to allay pain or irritation, or to promote ...