A liquid or semiliquid preparation of a consistence thinner than an ointment, applied to the skin by friction, esp. one used as a sedative or a stimulant.
A liquid applied externally to increase circulation to a part of the body.
A liquid or semi-liquid preparation of a herb intended for application by massage. Could be an oil, tincture, or liquid. Usually used as an anodyne or counter-irritant.