Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 69r, Castrated animals

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f. 69r, Castrated animals

Castrated animals. Nature: colder than non-castrated animals. Optimum: rams, then the one-year-old, castrated billy goat, then the calf; these are the grades of quality amongst castrated animals. Benefit: easy to digest. Harm: they loosen the stomach. Remedy for harm: with fruit juice or pomegranate wine. Effects: temperate blood. Most advisable for temperate and hot [temperaments], youth, in spring and in eastern [regions].

Animalia castrata Complectio frigidiora sunt ipsis non castratis Electio arietina postea vrcine animalia castrati postea uituline et isti sunt gradus bonitatum inter castrata animalia Iuuamentum bene digeruntur Nocumentum lassant stomachum Remotio nocumenti cum succo fructuum aut vino granatorum Quid generant sanguinem temperatum Conueniunt magis temperatis et calidis iuuenibus veri et orientalibus.


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