The fruits of Zizyphus do not enter into the composition of the lozenges now known as jujubes which are usually made of gum-arabic, gelatin, &c., and variously flavoured.
This form it then wrote as two lozenges whence:developed a;later sign, 8, which is used also in Umbrian and Oscan.
The glycerin is used in tonsillitis and the lozenges in pharyngitis.
The commonest are senna in the form of compound liquorice powder, sulphur in the form of lozenges, cascara sagrada, either in tablets or in the form of liquid or dry extract, rhubarb, colocynth and especially aloes.
Soden lozenges (Sodener Pastillen), condensed from the waters, are also in great repute.
Corvisart gave me these lozenges but they don't help at all.
A small percentage of cubebs is also commonly included in lozenges designed for use in bronchitis, in which the antiseptic and expectoral properties of the drug are useful.
The badge is a blue enamelled cross with white and gold edging suspended from the mouth of a gold lion's head; in the angles of the cross are blue lozenges containing the letters V.I.B.I., Virgini Immaculatae Bavaria Immaculata.