Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition
Rosa Anglica (Author: [unknown])

section 38


Note it is not meet to drink these cold things in every case of the dropsy called ascites,713 nor to give hot things in all cases of the dropsy called hyposarca, without cold things mixed therewith; as Avicenna says when he speaks of dropsy, that there are varieties of hyposarca and likewise of tympanites and ascites; for he says hyposarca comes both from a hot cause and a cold, and in like wise, ascites and tympanites.