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1) counterirritant. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An agent that induces local inflammation to relieve inflammation in underlying or adjacent tissues. Of or producing the effect of such an agent. counter·irri·tation...

2) moxa. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...wool or other combustible material, placed on the skin and ignited in order to produce counterirritation. Japanese mogusa : moeru, to burn + kusa, herb....

3) revulsion. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...violent disgust or loathing. 2. A withdrawing or turning away from something. 3. Medicine Counterirritation used to reduce inflammation or increase the blood supply...

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