The common rye (Secede cereale) makes an exceedingly good food in cases of chronic constipation, rheumatism, gout and intestinal indigestion.

Rye Mush

Purchase rye meal, a coarse meal containing a part of the bran. Put a pint of water in the upper part of the double boiler, add a saltspoonful of salt; when this is boiling sprinkle in carefully, stirring all the while, a half cupful of rye meal; cover the saucepan and cook slowly one hour. Serve with cream or milk.