[Sca-cooks] barley water

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Nov 25 22:06:48 PST 2007

Yes.  According to Thomas Gloning, it is about barley, barley water, ptisana 
and the like in old medical texts.  The citation information is:  Ernst 
Darmstaedter: Ptisana. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der antiken Diaetetik. In: 
Archeion 15 (1933) 181-201.


> A while ago I was searching for material on tisane / ptisana. Among other 
> things I found this old German article:
> http://www.uni-giessen.de/gloning/at/darmstaedter_1933_ptisana.pdf
> As far as I can see, this is about barley water.
> Emilio

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