XXIII. Turnips (Napones)
Nature: Warm in the second degree, humid in the first.
Optimum: Those that are long and dark.
Usefulness: They increase sperm and make the body less subject to swellings.
Dangers: They cause occlusions of the veins.
Neutralization of the Dangers: Stewed twice and eaten with very fat meats.
From the Tacuinum of Paris
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