Invalid's Companion - hot and spicy sauces p.75

In this extract, the author explains how indigestion may arise from 'too much food, and too little exercise'. Dishes made with 'hot and spicey sauces' can cause particular problems, as can an excess of alcohol - 'few love good eating,' writes the author, 'without enjoying good drinking'.

About The Invalid's Companion to Bath


'The Invalid's Companion to Bath' provides 'information and advice on every subject which can benefit or interest the invalid, restoring them for relief.' As outlined in the preface, the book covers a range of subjects, including 'local circumstances, habits of life, prudential observances, personal comfort, the use of the waters, [and] the aid of medicine'.


Taken from: The Invalid's Companion to Bath
Author / Creator: John Mansford
Publisher: G Strahan
Date: 1720
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: 1188.d.1.(4.)