Latin, Cera Flava

Eng., Yellow Wax. A solid substance prepared from the honeycomb of the bee, Apis mellifera.

Official Preparations.

Cera Alba. Eng., White Wax. Yellow Wax Bleached. Ceratum

Eng., Cerate. White Wax, 300 Gm.; Benzoinated Lard, 700 Gm.

Wax is a constituent of all the official cerates except one.