This section is from the book "Practical Materia Medica And Prescription Writing", by Oscar W. Bethea. Also available from Amazon: Practical Materia Medica and Prescription Writing.
Latin, Cera Flava
Eng., Yellow Wax. A solid substance prepared from the honeycomb of the bee, Apis mellifera.
Eng., Cerate. White Wax, 300 Gm.; Benzoinated Lard, 700 Gm.
Wax is a constituent of all the official cerates except one.
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