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electuary

 [e-lek´choo͡-ar″e]
a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.

con·fec·tion

(kon-fek'shŭn),
A pharmaceutical preparation consisting of a drug mixed with honey or syrup; a soft solid, sometimes used as an excipient for pill masses.
[L. confectio]

electuary

(ĭ-lĕk′cho͞o-ĕr′ē)
n. pl. electuar·ies
A drug mixed with sugar and water or honey into a pasty mass suitable for oral administration.

electuary

a medicinal preparation consisting of a powdered drug made into a paste with honey or syrup.
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53) Three Dominican provincial chapters of the mid-thirteenth century banned the use of electuaries, syrups, and laxatives, all compound medicines, unless they were absolutely necessary: Douais, Acta, I, pp.
The surviving text edited here comprises 409 recipes, which are divided into chapters according to the following categories: "theriacs" and electuaries, "divine remedies" and purgative electuaries, decoctions, pills, confections, pastilles, stomachics, cataplasms, oils, beverages, enemas, collyria, and linaments.