XII. Summer (Estas)
Nature: Warm in the third degree, dry in the second.
Optimum: For the body - its beginning.
Usefulness: It overcomes superfluities and cold diseases.
Dangers: It slows down digestioin and increases bilous humors.
Neutralization of the Dangers: With a humid diet in a cool environment.
Effects: Increases bilous humors and dry substances. It is good for cold temperaments, for old people, and in Northern regions.
From the Tacuinum of Vienna
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