CHAP. 67.—PEACHES: TWO REMEDIES.
Peaches, again, are more wholesome than plums; and the
same is the case with the juice of the fruit, extracted, and
taken in either wine or vinegar. Indeed, what known fruit
is there that is more wholesome as an aliment than this?
There is none, in fact, that has a less powerful smell,1
greater abundance of juice, though it has a tendency to create
The leaves of it, beaten up and applied topically,
arrest hæmorrhage: the kernels, mixed with oil and vinegar,
are used as a liniment for head-ache.3