Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 52r, Summer


f. 52r, Summer

Summer. Nature: hot in the third degree and dry in the second. Optimum: the start is best for the body. Benefit: it dissolves superfluities and cold illnesses. Harm: it prevents digestion and increases yellow bile. Remedy for harm: with a cold, wet diet. Effects: it develops hot, dry humours. Advisable for cold and wet [temperaments], the elderly and in northern [regions].

Estas Complectio calida in 3º et sicca in 2º Electio ipsius principium melius est corporibus Iuuamentum dissoluit superfluitates et egritudines frigidas Nocumentum minuit digestionem et auget coleram Remotio nocumenti cum regimine infrigidante humido Quid auget humores calidos et siccos Conuenit frigidis et humidis senibus et septentrionalibus.

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