Tacuinum Sanitatis, Folio 23r. Garlic

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Title

Tacuinum Sanitatis, Folio 23r. Garlic
Ibn Buṭlān - original author

Subject

Early printed books

Description

Tacuinum Sanitatis was originally written in the 11th century in Arabic by physician Ibn Buṭlān as a collection of health remedies. The work was alter translated into Latin and widely used. This page focuses on Garlic, and its health benefits and uses.

Creator

Buṭlān, Ibn

Source

Tisch Special Collections ND3399 .I15 2009

Publisher

Tufts University. Tisch Library.

Date

2015-03-26

Rights

Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Format

image/jpeg

Language

Originally in Arabic--translated into Latin

Type

image

Coverage

11th century

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Text

Garlic. Nature: hot in the fourth degree, dry in the third. Optimum: the best of this type is moderately juicy. Benefit: against cold poison and the bite of scorpions and vipers; it kills worms. Harm: it damages the eyes and brain. Remedy for harm: with vinegar and oil. Effects: thick, sharp humour. Advisable for cold [temperaments], the elderly and the very old, in winter and in mountainous and northern [regions]. http://www.moleiro.com/en/books-of-medicine/tacuinum-sanitatis/miniatura/4fe2dd4ac906c
Page 23r.

Original Format

Early Printed Book -- 11th century book written in Arabic, translated into Latin

Files

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Citation

Buṭlān, Ibn, “Tacuinum Sanitatis, Folio 23r. Garlic,” Tufts Libraries Omeka, accessed December 4, 2022, https://omeka.library.tufts.edu/items/show/49.