Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 84r, White wine


f. 84r, White wine

Young, white wine. Nature: hot and dry in the second degree. Optimum: rather greeny-yellow in colour. Benefit: it calms hunger. Harm: harmful if not drunk in moderation. Remedy for harm: mixed with water and things of a second order. Effects: hot rather than warm blood. Most advisable for cold [temperaments], the elderly, at any time, except in summer, in all regions if not excessively hot.

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