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Laurus nobilis

Laurus nobilis

Laurus nobilis L. Engl.: bay laurel, sweet bay, bay, sweet bay tree, sweet laurel. Deu.: Lorbeer, Lorbeerbaum. Suom.: laakeripuu. Sven.: lager, lagerblad, lagerträd. Fran.: laurier commun. Pharm.: aqua lauri, baccae lauri, oleum lauri. Pre-Linnaean: Bacca, Laurus, Laurus baccifera, Laurus foliis lanceolatis venosis perennantibus corollis quadrifidus, Laurus gallica, Laurus mas et foemina, Laurus nobilis, Laurus vulgaris.

The Bay Tree.

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Classic texts: John Hill 1812.

Laurus nobilis.

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Classic texts: Sturtevant 1919.

Gleanings in Materia Medica, cont'd.

Classic texts: Journals: AJP 1883. Analysis of Cinchona leaves, Oil of Gaultheria, Blue volatile oils, Composition of Cacao Butter, Free Acids in Vegetable Fats, Convallaria majalis.

Notes on a Few Drugs.

Classic texts: Journals: AJP 1887. Oil of erigeron; Oil of peppermint; Oil of bay; Popp's stomach powders; Ground flaxseed; Job's tears.

Bay leaf and ants.

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Archives: Best of the Herbal Forums: 09.1995.

Photo: Laurus nobilis 5.

Taxonomy extra:
Leaf. Gothenburg bot.g., Sweden. Planted. 2005-06-04.

Photo: Laurus nobilis 4.

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Branches. Gothenburg bot.g., Sweden. Planted. 2005-06-04.

Photo: Laurus nobilis 3.

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Largish potted tree outside the winter garden. They had a few of these; they're not winterhardy, which is why they're in these enormous "pots". Linnés trädgård, Uppsala, Sweden. Planted. 2003-06-20.

Photo: Laurus nobilis 2.

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Branch in flower. Nunobiki herb garden, Kobe, Japan. Planted. 2001-05-06.

Photo: Laurus nobilis.

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Leaves, trimmed. Kyoto bot.g, Japan. Planted. 2001-05-04.

Photo: Laurus nobilis 1.

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Bush, trimmed. Kyoto bot.g, Japan. Planted. 2001-05-04.

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