A fisherman, it is true, had noticed her little footprints in the sand, as he went homeward along the beach with a basket of fish; a rustic had seen the child stooping to gather flowers; several persons had heard either the rattling of chariot wheels, or the rumbling of distant thunder; and one old woman, while plucking vervain
and catnip, had heard a scream, but supposed it to be some childish nonsense, and therefore did not take the trouble to look up.
CHOOSE TOUGH PLANTS FOR A HOT, DRY SUMMER These include: Ballota acetabulosa (Greek horehound); Catananche caerulea (cupid's dart); Centranthus ruber (red valerian); Erigeron karvinskianus (Mexican fleabane); Eschscholzia californica (California poppy); Euphorbia myrsinites (broad-leaved glaucous spurge); Gaura lindheimeri (white gaura); Nepeta racemosa (catmint); Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian sage); Salvia sclarea (clary sage); Santolina chamaecyparissus (cotton lavender), and Verbena bonariensis (Argentinian vervain
Other local ingredients include vervain
, lemongrass, melissa, carob, rosemary and a recently discovered berry leaf that's part of the white mulberry family.
The bored matrons of Rome served vervain
tea to handsome young men in the belief that it would act as a love potion.
In fact, he even slips vervain
into the coffee supply at local convenience stores just to make sure the Salvatore School vampires aren't playing any mind games.
John's wort, and blue vervain
that supports healthy nervous system function for deep mood support, according to the company.
At the New School, the plants sprouted in plywood boxes alongside some rather lovely botanical sketches of tumbling saltbush, perennial wall-rocket, annual mercury, and common vervain
, all so-called indicator plants that signal the presence of ballast.
It is the citrus-flavoured cousin of a better-known plant that has been used in herbal infusions for years: verbena, or vervain
The woman, who needed intensive care in hospital, had ingested a mixture of herbs and alternative remedies including milk thistle, molkosan, I-theanine, glutamine, vitamin B compound, vervain
and valerian root.
The number of them is beyond calculation, but a few that we have used are as follows: hops, passion flower, valerian, vervain
, jujube, St.
Derek, now 70, sang the theme tune and provided the voiceover for Heads and Tails, and also voiced Vervain
and Chervil in Watership Down in 1978.
Vicente, "Composition of the essential oils from flowers and leaves of vervain
[Aloysia triphylla (L' Herit.) Britton] grown in Portugal," Journal of Essential Oil Research, vol.