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Vegetable Rennet


I HAVE been endeavouring to make a list of plants—leaves, flowers, seeds, etc.—used in various countries for coagulating milk in place of rennet, obtained from the stomachs of young animals; and I shall be glad to learn of any additions that might be made to the following list:—Galium verum, Withania coagulans, Ficus Carica, Cynara cardunculus, Cynara scolymus, Cayduus nutans, Cnicus benedictus, Drosera peltata, Datura Stramonium, Pisum sativum, Lupinus hirsutus, Ricinus hirsutus, Pinguicula vulgaris, Leucas cephalotes, Crotalaria Burhia, Rhazya stricta and Streblus asper.

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