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Laurus nobilis, laurel tree

Botanical names: Laurus nobilis,
Lauraceae
Common names
English: laurel tree, laurel, bay laurel, sweet bay, bay tree, true laurel, Grecian laurel
Spanish: laurel, lauro
French: laurier, laurier vrai, laurier-sauce
German: Echter Lorbeer, Gew├╝rzlorbeer
Active constituents: lauric acid, essential oils consisting of eucalyptol, terpenes, terpinyl acetate, sesquiterpenes, methyleugenol, pinenes, phellandrene, linalool, geraniol, terpineol


Laurus nobilis, laurel tree
Laurus nobilis, laurel tree
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants
 
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