She went round the farm- garden, nibbling off snippets of all the different sorts of herbs that are used for stuffing roast duck.
She was rather burdened with bunches of herbs and two onions in a bag.
He had inherited from his mother some acquaintance with medicinal herbs
and their preparation--a little store of wisdom which she had imparted to him as a solemn bequest--but of late years he had had doubts about the lawfulness of applying this knowledge, believing that herbs
could have no efficacy without prayer, and that prayer might suffice without herbs
; so that the inherited delight he had in wandering in the fields in search of foxglove and dandelion and coltsfoot, began to wear to him the character of a temptation.
Pearl, whose activity of spirit never flagged, had been at no loss for amusement while her mother talked with the old gatherer of herbs
Be that as it may, a change in his position making him conscious of a bar of light across his face, he looked up; and when he saw the glass his face flushed, and his right hand pushed the herbs
A good thing it is," answered Sancho, "to know those herbs
, for to my thinking it will be needful some day to put that knowledge into practice.
It came into my mind when I began to chew it that perhaps it might be that venomous herb
against which no antidote had yet been found, but persuading myself afterwards that my fears were merely chimerical, I continued to chew it, till a man accidentally meeting me, and seeing me with a handful of it, cried out to me that I was poisoned; I had happily not swallowed any of it, and throwing out what I had in my mouth, I returned God thanks for this instance of his protection.
But though Stepan Arkadyevitch was accustomed to very different dinners, he thought everything excellent: the herb brandy, and the bread, and the butter, and above all the salt goose and the mushrooms, and the nettle soup, and the chicken in white sauce, and the white Crimean wine-- everything was superb and delicious.
Oh, Agafea Mihalovna," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, kissing the tips of his plump fingers, "what salt goose, what herb brandy
Take this herb, which is one of great virtue, and keep it about you when you go to Circe's house, it will be a talisman to you against every kind of mischief.
She will mix a mess for you to drink, and she will drug the meal with which she makes it, but she will not be able to charm you, for the virtue of the herb that I shall give you will prevent her spells from working.
As he spoke he pulled the herb out of the ground and shewed me what it was like.
Never yet was any man able to stand so much as a taste of the herb I gave you; you must be spell-proof; surely you can be none other than the bold hero Ulysses, who Mercury always said would come here some day with his ship while on his way home from Troy; so be it then; sheathe your sword and let us go to bed, that we may make friends and learn to trust each other.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) had disallowed the use of THP-containing herbs
and their use in herbal medicines since 1995.
As the demand for Chinese medicine in Japan intensifies, Japanese manufacturers are increasingly growing the herbs
in-island, reported the Nikkei Asian Review.