Electuary of Rhubarb
Source / Author:
Zenon of Athens (Omnia Quae extant in Latinum Sermonem Conversa, 1556)
* Aur is a traditional weight being that of a Gold coin. Over time, it was reduced from over 8 grams to around 6 grams. The weights may be adjusted for modern use.
** Gafit, given in the text, is Eupatorium, which sometimes equates with Eupatorium cannabinum. No matter which is intended, Agrimony was a commonly used for Eupatorium in Europe.
Powder and mix with Honey to form an Electuary
Strengthens the Liver, Opens Obstructions, Promote Urine
1. Flux of the Stomach (Diarrhea)
2. Liver obstruction with weakness
3. Used for hardness of the Organs