What is the differnce between...

Alfred Falk falk at arc.ab.ca.nospam
Wed Jan 15 15:08:00 EST 1997

In article <1997Jan14.195432.2682 at gems.vcu.edu>, oogurun at gems.vcu.edu wrote:
>Will somebody please tell me difference between :
>        _bay leaves
>        _basil leaves
>        _mint
>        _peppermint ?

What's the same?  They are all aromatic leaves of different species of plants.
Okay... "mint" is somewhat generic and covers several species of the same 
genus, mentha: mostly peppermint and spearmint.  Basil belongs to the same 
family, Labiatiae.  Offhand, I don't know what family Bay/Laurel belongs to.

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