flavor is derived from the dried Genepi herb which grows on the Alps of Switzerland. Kirscuenwasser, a spirit from black cherries, in _ great demand throughout Europe,is becoming abund ant in the United States and equal to any in Europe. Kirsch is an excellent digestive and tonic for throat, lungs and entire system; used in sorbets,etc. A punch of kirch, coffee, sugar and ice-water makes a delicious drink in warm weather. ZwETSCHENWASSER, Or prune brandj', similarly pre pared from wild prunes,is a stomach febrifuge and has all the properties of the kirsch with a trace of laxative properties. Benedictine, (Monachorum Benedictinorum Ab- batise Franciscanensis), distilled at Fecamp,Normandy, is a very famous old cordial, originally prepared exclu sively by the Benedictine monks,but since the French Revolution it has been made by a secular company. It is known principally as a genitial stimulant. ^ Chartreuse,is a tonic cordial, very palatable and highly esteemed for its stomachic and anti-febrile vir tues. It is prepared by the distillation of various aromatic plants, especially nettles,growing in the Alps, carnations, absinthium and the young buds of the pine tree. There are three kinds, green, yellow and white.