CHAP. 73.—MEDLARS: TWO REMEDIES. SORBS: TWO REMEDIES.
Medlars, the setania1 excepted, which has pretty nearly
the same properties as the apple, act astringently upon the
stomach and arrest looseness of the bowels. The same is the
case, too, with dried sorbs;2 but when eaten fresh, they are
beneficial to the stomach, and are good for fluxes of the bowels.
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