This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics: An Introduction to the National Treatment of Disease", by John Mitchell Bruce. Also available from Amazon: The pharmacology and therapeutics of the materia medica.
Simple Vapour or Russian.
95 to 110°
Much like the warm or hot bath, but slower, and at higher temperature.
Much like the warm bath. A powerful diaphoretic.
Medicated watery Vapour.
The action chiefly of aromatics.
Stimulant and antispasmodic.