Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 40v, Wheat gruel

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f. 40v, Wheat gruel

Wheat gruel. Wheat savich, i.e. wheat gruel. Nature: hot and dry in the second degree. Optimum: slightly toasted. Benefit: for wet entrails. Harm: it irritates the chest. Remedy for harm: rinsing it in hot water. Effects: temperate blood. Advisable for temperate [temperaments], the elderly, in winter, spring and all regions.

Sauich, id est, pultes tritici. Sauich frumenti id est pultes tritici. Complexio: calida et sicca in 2º. Electio: temperate torrefactum. Iuuamentum: uisceribus humidis. Nocumentum: exasperat pectus. Remotio nocumenti: cum infunditur in aquam calidam. Quid generat: sanguinem temperatum. Conuenit temperatis senibus hyeme et uere omnibus regionibus.

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