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1 Because :-- (1) Health is a crasis of all the humours, none being in excess ;(2) Sweet humour passes readily into acid ; (3) Therefore, when sweet is the least suitable as a remedy (there being an excess of it already), acid (which is likely to be reinforced from the sweet) is the next least suitable. Kéhlewein's text makes sense only if we transpose ὀξύς2 and γλυκύς2. If you want ὀξὺς χυμός1 for crasis you can get it best by adding ὀξύς2, next best by adding γλυκύς, which naturally turns into ὀξύς2.
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