Antigua & Barbuda
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The leaves and tree of Pimenta racemosa, Myrtaceae - The West Indian Bay tree, used culinarily and to produce the cologne called bay rum.
also known as
bois den, siliment leaf
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Barbados
Barbados
JSS1
8 years ago

Isn't also used to make lotion.?

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
Christmas bush
6 years ago

"Put it in porridge or tea for taste".

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
David Christian
2 years ago

This makes some good tea

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
Elvira George
2 years ago

It leaves a lovely fragrance in your home when making tea.

Antigua & Barbuda
Antigua & Barbuda
TerrawTeague
last year

Is this a relative to bay leaves? Or so many people are calling 2 things 1 name. All the many bay leaves that I have seen, doesn't have any lines in them, only the one leaf line not so many as the pictures indicate.

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D Gomes
2 months ago

This likes like a different plant to the one I know. This picture has more veins than the local one I know in Antigua. Perhaps we have two....