Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 29v, Sweet flag

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f. 29v, Sweet flag

Sweet flag. Nature: hot in the third degree, dry in the second. Optimum: the thickest part. Benefit: good for veins, sciatica, it perfumes the mouth, strengthens for cold stomachs, increases intercourse. Harm: dangerous for the heart. Remedy for harm: with fatty foods. Effects: sharp humour. Advisable for cold and wet [temperaments], the elderly, in winter, in all regions.

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