Herbs and essential oils have been used in the medicinal arena throughout history. The Persians, Greeks, and Romans used lavender as a perfume, medicine, and mummifying agent. The Greeks referred to lavender as 'Nardus' or 'Spikenard', derived from the Syrian city Naarda.
Alcohol comes in four different forms: methyl, propyl, butyl, and ethyl. The first three forms can cause death even in small doses. The latter, ethyl or ethanol, is found in alcoholic beverages and is distilled from fermenting grain and fruits.
Self-indulgence isn't new, but in today's world, self-denial and self-control seem to have lost their meaning and purpose.
Remember when we used to write and mail letters and it took days or months to reach its destination, and then we had to wait even more days or months to receive an answer? I remember.