from Dr JH Kellogg's Hydriatic Techniques...

Two types:-

  1. Vascular Antiphlogistics
  2. Cardiac Antiphlogistics

A circulatory, Sedative effect, includes a large array of techniques to relieve, suppress and combat acute or chronic local congestion and inflammation

Depletion: lessening the amount of blood in a given body part thus reducing the congestion in that part.