XXI. Indus or Palestinian Melons (Melones Indi Idest Palestini)
Nature: Cold and humid in the second degree.
Optimum: Those that are sweet and watery.
Usefulness: Good in illnesses.
Dangers: Bad for the digestion.
Neutralization of the Dangers: With barley-sugar.
From the Tacuinum of Rouen
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