This valuable and delicious fruit is now in season, and remarkably fine both in size and quality. One of the most scientific and popular cultivators, in answer to a question as to the proper method of eating them, states that it would be well to observe the following rules, namely ; when in health to swallow only the pulp; whenthe bowels are costive, and you wish to relax them, swallow the seeds with the pulp, ejecting the skins.— When you wish to check a too relaxed state of the bowels, swallow the pulp with the skins, ejecting the seeds. Thus may the grape be used as a medicine, while, at the same times it serves as a luxury, unsurpassed by any other cultivated fruit. A man or woman may eat from two to four pounds of ripe grapes per day with benefit It is well to fake them with, or immediately after, your regular meals.
This article was originally published with the title "Eating Grapes"