Tacuinum Sanitatis

Tacuinum Sanitatis f. 42r, Barley


f. 42r, Barley

Barley. Nature: cold and dry in the second degree. Optimum: white, large and fresh. Benefit: it strengthens expulsion and is digested quickly. Harm: it produces slight pain. Remedy for harm: toasted correctly. Effects: good humours. Advisable for hot [temperaments], youth, in summer and in hot regions.

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