Difference between lotion and liniment

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liniments apply with rubbing & lotions apply without rubbing ;....[nazia raza]

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Lotion is a moisturizing product applied to the skin for hydration and softness. Liniment is a topical solution used for pain relief and muscle aches, often containing ingredients like menthol or camphor for a cooling or warming sensation.

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