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Sinapism

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sinapism

(Science: medicine) A plaster or poultice composed principally of powdered mustard seed, or containing the volatile oil of mustard seed. It is a powerful irritant.

Origin: L. Sinapismus, Gr, the use of a mustard blister, fr. To apply a mustard blister, fr. Mustard.