mustard plaster

noun
a black mixture of mustard and rubber placed on a cloth and applied to the skin as a counterirritant.

Origin:
1855–60

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mustard plaster
 
n
med a mixture of powdered black mustard seeds and an adhesive agent applied to the skin for its relaxing, stimulating, or counterirritant effects

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mustard plaster n.
A medicinal plaster made with a pastelike mixture of powdered black mustard, flour, and water, used especially as a counterirritant.

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Of course the old fashion mustard plaster was a standard remedy, and then there were the teas.
He requested that a mustard plaster bo sent for aud applied to his stomach.
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