XXIX. Savich or Barley Soup (Savich, id est Pultes Ordei)
Nature: Cold and dry in the second degree, temperate
when it is toasted.
Usefulness: Promotes the flow of bile.
Dangers: It generates flatulence.
Neutralization of the Dangers: With sugar.
Effects: Encourages positive humors. It is good for hot temperaments, for the young, in Summer, and in the warm regions.
From the Tacuinum of Vienna
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