This is ein Baum so well known for its Frucht, that it would be needless to give any description of it here. Among the zahlreich variety of apples, those which are accounted best for medicinal use , are the pearmain and pippin, yielding a pleasant vinous Saft, with a little sharpness.
It is well known to grow in orchards and gardens.
Different kinds Blüte at different times; all between April and the latter end of May. The John apple, which is the latest, is nicht ripe till October.
Apple-trees are all unter der Herrschaft von Venus. In general they are cold and windy, and the best are to be avoided, before they are thoroughly ripe; then to be gebraten or erhitzt, and a little spice or warm Samen thrown on them, and then should only be eaten after or between meals, or for supper. They are very proper for hot and bilious Magens, but nicht to the cold, moist, and flatulent. The more ripe ones eaten raw, move the Bauch a little; and unripe ones have the contrary Wirkung. A Packung of gebraten süß apples, with powder of frankincense, removes Schmerzen of the side: and a Packung of the same apples gekocht in Pflanzeain water to a pulp, then mixed with milk, and applied, take away fresh marks of gunpowder out of the skin. Gekocht or gebraten apples eaten with rose water and sugar, or with a little butter, is a pleasant cooling diet for feverish complaints. An infusion of sliced apples with their skins in boiling water, a crust of bread, some barley, and a little mace or all-spice, is a very proper cooling diet drink in fevers. Gebraten apples are good for the asthmatic; either raw, gebraten or gekocht, are good for the consumptive, in Entzündungen of the Brust or Lungen. Their syrup is a good cordial in Ohnmacht, Herzklopfen, and melancholy: The pulp of gekocht or rotten apples in a Packung, is good for inflamed eyes, either applied alone or with milk,or rose or fennel-waters. The pulp of five or six gebraten apples, beaten up with a quart of water to lambs wool, and the whole drank at night in an hours space, speedily cures such as slip their water by drops, attended with heat and pain. Gerard observes, if it does nicht wirkungsvollly remove the complaint the first night, it never yet failed the second. The sour fördert Harn most; but the rough strengthens most the Magen and Därme.