Lau'rus no'bilis, Laurel, Sweet Bay. -- The leaves and fruit; Mediterranean Basin. Leaves 5-10 Cm. (2-4') long, pellucid-punctate, smooth, aromatic, astringent; fruit (bayberries) oval drupes 12 Mm. (1/2') long; contain volatile oil, fixed oil (Oleum Lauri) 30 p.c.; stimulant, astringent, stomachic.