Usages from the OED: 1601 B. JONSON Poetaster III. i, (To an apothecary.) Thou stinkst of Lotium and the syringe. 1609 Sil. Wom. III. ii, Mor...Let him (sc. ‘that cursed barber’) be glad to eate his sponge, for bread. Trv. And drinke lotium to it. 1608 MIDDLETON Trick to Catch Old One IV. iv, To take away the scent of..my barber's lotium-water.