What is another word for fomentation?

Pronunciation: [fˌə͡ʊməntˈe͡ɪʃən] (IPA)

Fomentation refers to the act of applying warm compresses or hot liquids to a sore or painful area of the body to reduce inflammation and increase blood flow. Synonyms for fomentation include poultice, compress, hot pack, warm bath, and sauna. These methods are commonly used in traditional medicine practices to treat conditions such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, and sprains. Other synonymous terms for fomentation may include heating, warming, soothing, reviving, and stimulating. It is important to note that while these remedies can provide temporary relief, they are not a substitute for medical advice or treatment.

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Usage examples for Fomentation

If abscess threatens, it may be favored by fomentation and opened as soon as fluctuation from finger to finger shows the formation of matter at a point formerly hard.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
These are very effective applied in fomentation to rheumatic joints and their use is extensive both in India and the Malay Archipelago.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
He begun this night the fomentation to my wife, and I hope it will do well with her.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright"
Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke

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