V. Chestnuts (Castanee)
Nature: Warm in the first degree, dry in the second.
Optimum: The marrons of Brianza, well ripened.
Usefulness: They exercise an influence over coitus and are very nourishing.
Dangers: They inflate, and cause headaches.
Neutralization of the Dangers: Cooking them in water.
From the Tacuinum of Rouen
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