From eating the cherry, you will derive great benefits:
It purges the stomach, its pit removes your kidney stone.
And from its pulp will come good blood.
Plums are quite beneficial to you: they are cooling and cathartic.
You should take peaches with must (new wine),
Just as it is customary to eat grapes with nuts.
Raisins are bad for the spleen, but good for a cough or for the
Fig in a poultice removes scrofula, tumor, and glandulas;
Add poppy and it mends together broken bones.
The fig generates lice and lust, but it resists anything.
Medlars cause excessive urine and constipation.
Medlars are good hard, but better soft.
Must causes urine, is laxative and brings on gas.
Beer nourishes thick humors, gives strength,
Fattens the flesh, produces blood,
Provokes urine, has a laxative effect, causes gas,
And has a cooling effect. Vinegar has more of a drying effect:
It cools, makes a man thin, induces melancholy, decreases the number
Harms those of dry humor, and dries up the nerve of the fats.