XXX. Savich or Wheat Soup (Savich, id est Pultes Tritici)
Nature: Warm and dry in the second degree.
Optimum: Cooked over moderate heat.
Usefulness: Good for humid intestines.
Dangers: It irritates the respiratory passages.
Neutralization of the Dangers: By mixing it with warm water.
Effects: It causes the blood to be moderately warm. It is good for moderate temperaments, for old people, in Winter and Spring, and in all regions.
From the Tacuinum of Vienna
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