Both the above are rubefacient and counter-irritant, and excellent in rheumatism, neuralgia, &c.
The onion is diuretic, expectorant, rubefacient, and stimulant.
Externally applied as a rubefacient, it has been found to relieve headache and toothache.
Stimulant, rubefacient, and counter-irritant; in a variety of affections.
This oil is a drastic purgative, and a powerful local irritant and rubefacient.
Both of the above are stimulant, rubefacient, and counter-irritant.
It is also used as a rubefacient and caustic in veterinary practice.
The above are irritant and rubefacient; but should be used cautiously, lest they produce strangury.
Uses, &c. Burgundy-pitch plaster is stimulant, rubefacient, and counter-irritant.
Stimulant and rubefacient frictions and liniments, the vapour bath, and other like remedies, also frequently prove useful.
rubefacient ru·be·fa·cient (rōō'bə-fā'shənt)
Producing redness, as of the skin. n.
A substance that irritates the skin, causing redness.