Which vegetable was considered poisonous in Medieval times but was used by the Romans as an aphrodisiac?

Tomato – being in the Solanaceae family which includes deadly nightshades and other poisonous plants, tomatoes were erroneously thought to be poisonous. According to the folklore, if you would eat a tomato its poison would turn your blood into acid. Instead, the colonists used to grow tomatoes purely for decoration.

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