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  • n. Plural form of fomentation.


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  • See the General information manual for details on how to prepare remedies such as fomentations, poultices and decoctions.

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  • A cantankerous Cantor from Virginia, and a belligerent Boehner are eagerly waitin 'to further fan the flames of furor and fury, by fuelin' a few, shall we say, fanatic fomentations of, perhaps, their own folly.

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  • Common Ground 191 is poised to become an icon to the one thing all people on the planet share, life on the surface of the soil, a peaceful and stoic platform beyond borderlines, upon which human beings carry on their many and varied fomentations.

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  • The hands were now a woman's hands, and Sheldon grinned to himself as his fancy suggested that some night he must lie outside the mosquito-netting in order to have Joan apply soothing fomentations in the morning.

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  • Susie, who had borne up like Grace Darling all through, went into floods at the sight of my poor singed carcase, and the invalids bustled about with hot fomentations and bread poultices and sound advice which I daresay would have carried me off if the Mountain Men hadn't patiently lifted them aside, bandaged my sprained ankle, and soothed my burns with a most disgusting mixture of herbs and bear's grease.


  • Indeed, as I soothed my bruised nerves with brandy fomentations that night, I reflected that there were worse places than India; there was Aberdeenshire, with Ignatieff loose in the bracken, hoping to hang my head on his gunroom wall.


  • Application of hot water bags, alternate sponging and hot fomentations are also very helpful in giving immediate relief from back pain.

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  • In cases of acute eczema cold wet fomentations or cold wet compress are highly effective.

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  • The affected part should be bathed several times daily with hot and cold fomentations.

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  • Hot fomentations on the abdomen and stomach with wet girdle pack between applications and copious drinking of water are also considered to be very effective water treatments for alcoholism.

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