This is an article I wrote for a magazine in Britain on the different medieval ‘temperaments’, how they affect us during the winter months and the kinds of illnesses we experience at the darker times of the year. I hope you find it interesting and informative.

"How does our temperament affect or influence our experience of the challenge of winter weather and the proximity of viruses and germs? In this short article I would like to give a brief introduction to the medieval humors, indicate some of the remedies considered useful for each of the types...

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