Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 27v, Rocket and watercress

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f. 27v, Rocket and watercress

Rocket and watercress. Nature: hot and wet in the first degree. Optimum: the juiciest. Benefit: favours sperm and intercourse. Harm: causes migraine. Remedy for harm: with curly endive and vinegar. Effects: sharp blood. Advisable for cold [temperaments], the elderly, in winter and in the northern region.

Eruca et nasturcium Complectio calida et humida in primo Electio que est melioris acuitatis Iuuamentum addit in spermate et coytu Nocumentum facit emigraneam Remotio nocumenti cum scariola et aceto Quid generant sanguinem acutum Conueniunt frigidis senibus hyeme et septentrionali regione.


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