Origin of vervain
Examples from the Web for vervain
Vervain cureth ague; and crowfoot affords ye leaste painfulle of blisters.
Upon the warm wind a fragrance was borne, cedar and vervain, and the scent of a hundred flowers.Japanese Fairy Tales|Grace James
Mrs. Vervain went on, smoothly: "I supposed it might have struck you that there were times when we presented that appearance."The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 1 (of 10)|Edith Wharton
This was possibly the verbena, well known in folk-medicine as vervain, and much used in the Middle Ages.Of Six Medival Women|Alice Kemp-Welch
As he hung over her he drank in the faint perfume of vervain that arose from her dressing-gown.A Love Episode|Emile Zola