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Gith1 is employed by bakers, dill and anise by cooks and medical men. Sacopenium,2 so extensively used for adulter- ating laser, is also a garden plant, but is only employed for medicinal purposes.

1 The Nigella sativa of Linnæus. See B. xx. c. 71.

2 Or sagapenum. See B. xx. c. 75. It is mentioned also in B. xii. c. 56, as being used for adulterating galbanum. As to laser, see c. 15 of the present Book.

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