What is CERA?

Wax. A mixture of cerotic acid, cerolein, and myricin, gathered by the honey-bee from the pollen of flowers and the leaves of plants. C. alba, white wax; prepared by bleaching yellow wax. It is valuable as an ingredient of cerates and ointments C. flava, yellow wax; it possesses an agreeable balsamic odor. It is soluble in ether, hot alcohol, and chloroform.

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