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  • Mary Claire O'Brien, an associate professor in the department of emergency medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, notes that all energy drinks feature the same basic components: caffeine, a stimulant that can come from several sources, including guarana or herba mate, and "some kind of sugar," often glucose or sucrose.

    Unanswered questions about energy drinks

  • Currently much of the landscape is dominated by a mosaic of grassland consisting almost entirely of Stipa tenacissima or Lygeum spartum, alternating with patches of dwarf Artemisia "herba alba" shrubland.

    Mediterranean dry woodlands and steppe

  • Herbaceous and dwarf shrub sage brush (Artemisia herba-alba) communities tend to dominate in deeper, non-saline soils and often occur in association with grasses (Poa bulbosa) where disturbed by grazing.

    Middle East steppe

  • Under extremely arid conditions, a very open variant of the dwarf shrublands appears, also characteristic of large areas of the Iranian interior; the dominant species are sagebrush (Artemesia herba-alba), Astragalus gossypius, and others.

    Central Persian desert basins

  • Africanus; cherry – tree in fruit; ribes; figs in fruit; rasps; vineflowers; lavender in flowers; the sweet satyrian, with the white flower; herba muscaria; lilium convallium; the apple – tree in blossom.

    The Essays

  • Dry grasslands are characterized by several macro-herbaceous species from the genus Stipa, Lygeum spartum, and subshrubs such as Artemisia herba-alba.

    Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands

  • [4135] Bernardus Penottus prefers his herba solis, or Dutch sindaw, before all the rest in this disease, and will admit of no herb upon the earth to be comparable to it.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Every creature will evince it; Praesentemque refert quaelibet herba deum.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Calet ordine secundo, siccat primo, adversus omnia vitia atrae bilis valet, sanguinem mundat, spiritus illustrat, maerorem discutit herba mirifica.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Several prescripts and methods I find in several men, some take upon them to cure all maladies with one medicine, severally applied, as that panacea, aurum potabile, so much controverted in these days, herba solis, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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