Bay Leaf Essential Oil

$11.99 CAD

Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis L

Country of Origin:  Hungary

Extraction Process: Steam Distillation

Active Constituent(s): 1,8-Cineole 45%

Part of Plant: Leaves

Also Known As:  Bay Laurel Essential Oil, Bay Essential Oil.

Appearance: Ranges from pale yellow green to orange brown liquid.

Oil Consistency: Thin

Perfumery Note:  Top

Aroma:  Strong

Aromatherapy:  Bay Leaf Essential Oil has a spicy and herbaceous scent. This oil is 100% pure and natural essential oil; certified as per the processes of the ISO 9235 standard.

Essential Oil Recipes:  Bay Leaf Essential Oil blends well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Ginger, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary and Ylang-ylang Essential Oils.

Uses:   Essential oils such as Bay Leaf Oil are suitable for use in an ultrasonic essential oil diffuser. It may also be used for aromatherapy massage when diluted in a suitable carrier oil.

The complex chemical constituents of Bay Essential Oil, which include Cineole and Linalool, offer antiseptic, antibiotic, analgesic, anti-neuralgic, astringent, insecticidal and sedative properties. These properties have been sought in the treatment of rheumatism, muscular pain, circulation problems, colds, flu, dental infections and skin infections.

Interesting Facts:  The Latin word "laudis" means 'to praise', which is why the victors at the Olympic Games were presented with a laurel wreath made of Bay leaves.

Cautions: Owing to its high eugenol concentration, Bay Leaf Essential Oil may cause irritation of the skin and mucus membranes. Avoid during pregnancy.

General Information:  Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on essential oil uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.

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