AriesAries rules the head, which means that ailments and illnesses are frequently connected to it.

For sinus problems: a hot, spicy stew made with any meat and including pepper, coriander and orange peel.

To treat head colds and headaches: tea made from ginger and spring onions (half an ounce of each simmered in a pint of water for five minutes) infused with three or four teaspoons of honey.

For hair loss and premature greyness: a carrot, an apple and a quarter of a lemon blended together and drunk once a day. Mulberry wine and mulberry jam are also good.

For Acne: peach flowers infused in cold water; drink three grams daily.

For wrinkles: soya beans or soya bean sprouts.

For bad breath: chew peppermint leaves.

Foods ruled by Aries:

Potatoes, turnips parsnips, radishes, beetroot, ginger root, horseradish, elderberries, currants, cranberries.