Tacuinum Sanitatis

f. 54v, Dry figs


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Dry figs. Nature: hot and dry in the first degree. Optimum: round, Tartar figs; according to others, thick and white. Benefit: good for the chest and to protect against poison. Harm: they cause obstructions, flatulence and fleas. Remedy for harm: with walnuts and almonds. Effects: temperate blood; according to others, sharp. Beneficial for cold [temperaments], old people, in winter and in northern [regions]; according to others, in spring and in temperate regions.

Ficus sice Complectio calida et sicca in primo Electio tartarece rotunde alias albe pingues Iuuamentum confeunt pectori et praeseruant a veneno Nocumentum faciunt oppilationes uentositates et pediculos Remotio nocumenti cum nucibus et amigdalis Quid generant sanguinem temperatum alias acutum Conferunt frigidis senibus hyeme et septentrionalibus alias vere et temperatis regionibus.


Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 54v, Dry figs

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f. 54v, Dry figs

Dry figs. Nature: hot and dry in the first degree. Optimum: round, Tartar figs; according to others, thick and white. Benefit: good for the chest and to protect against poison. Harm: they cause obstructions, flatulence and fleas. Remedy for harm: with walnuts and almonds. Effects: temperate blood; according to others, sharp. Beneficial for cold [temperaments], old people, in winter and in northern [regions]; according to others, in spring and in temperate regions.

Ficus sice Complectio calida et sicca in primo Electio tartarece rotunde alias albe pingues Iuuamentum confeunt pectori et praeseruant a veneno Nocumentum faciunt oppilationes uentositates et pediculos Remotio nocumenti cum nucibus et amigdalis Quid generant sanguinem temperatum alias acutum Conferunt frigidis senibus hyeme et septentrionalibus alias vere et temperatis regionibus.


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