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Liniments, embrocations

Liniments, Embrocations

A liniment (an embrocation) is a liquid preparation with a base of oil, alcohol, or a blend of the two for external application. Liniments are often applied with friction to increase blood circulation to an injury or for sore, stiff muscles. Tinctures can also be used with warming or stimulating essential oils, especially wintergreen, camphor, cloves, ginger, cayenne, and cinnamon.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


Health Issues

Anger is a normal emotion that everyone feels from time to time.


Excessive facial hair is a touchy subject with many women; those who suffer from this condition have a low self-esteem


Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,