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MAIN CONSTITUENTS OF BAY LEAF

  MAIN CONSTITUENTS OF BAY LEAF The essential oil from the leaves (0.8 to 3%) contains mostly 1,8 cineol (50%); furthermore, eugenol, acetyl eugenol, methyl eugenol, α- and β-pinene, phellandrene, linalool, geraniol and terpineol are found. The dried fruits contain 0.6 to 10% of essential oil, depending on provenance and...
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LAUREL LEAVES OR BAY LEAVES

LAUREL LEAVES OR BAY LEAVES (Laurus Nobilis) A laurel leaf is a leaf from any plant in the Laurus genus, but most often refers to leaves from the Laurus nobilis, or bay laurel tree. Laurel leaves from the bay laurel tree are also known as bay leaves, and have been...
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TURKISH DAPHNE

  TURKISH DAPHNE Having a rich fauna and flora, Turkey is fortunate to own the grounds which have been the host for many civilization, which contributed to the traditional knowledge on the use of herbs and spices. Also different climatic conditions throughout the country have been a significant contribution to...
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THE STORY OF DAPHNE (BAY LEAF)

The story of Daphne is an example of an etiological myth, one that is strongly explanatory of why certain things in their culture were a certain way. There are many examples of Greek myths that explain why certain religious rituals were performed, why some peoples may be named what they...
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