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Honey was included in clysters for abdominal pain and jaundice, and in a gargle for sore throat (angina) (1.
Not only is this moment a lewd allusion to flatulence and rectums, which was one staple of mountebank humor, the mention of clysters and pipes is also a reference to mountebank cures.
Clysters (glysters) were cleansing medicines injected into the rectum through clyster pipes or syringes.