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1 The Ballota nigra of Linnæus, the Fetid ballota, or Stinking black horehound; see B. xx. c. 89.
2 He is in error here, as the word "melamprasion" means "black horehound." "Black leek" would be "melamprason."
3 "Horehound," properly. The Ballota is of a stimulating nature, and contains a considerable quantity of essential oil.
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