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Laurus nobilis is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing from 2 - 15 metres tall. The bay tree is a very ornamental plant that is often cultivated for its use as a food flavouring and medicine. The plant has been held in high esteem since ancient times.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Bay tree is a plant of Mediterranean climates, though is quite adaptable and has been cultivated successfully from warmer areas in the temperate zone to tropical regions.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare