I wish, my friend, the herb-doctor was here now; a box of his Omni-Balsamic Reinvigorator would do you good.
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
In a German legend given by Grimm, the magpie appears as the bringer of the balsam herb (Springwurzel).
"Zoological Mythology (Volume II)" by Angelo de Gubernatis
1 tbsp chopped garlic 4 tbsp lemon juice of one lemon 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper 1 tbsp + 1 tsp Herbes de France.
Garden Salad with Balsamic Dressing and Herb Feta.