IV. Beets (Blete)
Nature: Warm and dry in the first degree.
Optimum: Those with a sweet taste.
Usefulness: Their juice eliminates dandruff.
Dangers: They set the blood on fire.
Neutralization of the Dangers: With vinegar and mustard.
From the Tacuinum of Rouen
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