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Laurus nobilis(bay laurel)

Common Name: bay laurel, bay, bay leaf, laurel, sweet bay
Plant name: Laurus nobilis
Chemical constituents: The leaves and berries of bay laurel contain the essential oils eugenol, cineol and geraniol.Infusions are reputed to soothe the stomach and relieve flatulence. An oil pressed from the berries was once a popular liniment for arthritis and sore muscles, and still is used in perfumes, candles and soaps

Uses:
Infusions are reputed to soothe the stomach and relieve flatulence.
An oil pressed from the berries was once a popular liniment for arthritis and sore muscles.
 still is used in perfumes, candles and soaps


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