XXXIX. Spelt (Spelta)
Nature: Warm quality.
Optimum: The heaviest and most ponderous.
Usefulness: Good for the chest, for the lungs, and for a cough.
Dangers: It is harmful to the stomach and is less nourishing than wheat.
Neutralization of the Dangers: By consuming it with anise.
From the Theatrum of Casanatense
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