Bay Laurel Essential Oil
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis) essential oil is a great choice for sinus and allergy relief due to its 1,8 cineole (eucalyptol) content. Bay Laurel is also known for digestive relief when applied to the abdomen in a carrier oil or lotion. The aroma is warm with notes of gourmand spice.
Chemistry: 1,8 cineole (35.05%), a-pinene (8.51%), terpenyl acetate (6.15%)
Latin Name: Laurus nobilis
Botanical Family: Lauraceae
Cultivation: Organic, Hungary
Plant Part: Leaves
Chemical Family: Oxide
Aroma: like Eucalyptus globulus yet with a sweet and soft spice note
Properties: decongestant, analgesic, carminative, emmenagogue, febrifuge, diuretic
Steam Distilled: April 2022
Shelf Life: 3 years (approx.)
Our favorite use for Bay Laurel is diffusion. Add 3-5 drops to an ultrasonic diffuser. For gas or bloating relief, add 1 drop of essential oil to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion. Consider pairing with orange, Roman chamomile, and peppermint for a cooling digestive relief blend.
Chakra: Heart (4th) and Third Eye (6th) Bay Laurel helps us accept and give unconditional love. It also helps us balance and bring perspective into our everyday lives. Bay Laurel can energize us and also bring us a sense of protection.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.
I have used this great oil in combination with other essential oils to make up wonderful steam blends.
I adore Pompeii's Laurel Leaf! It is wonderful combined with Peppermint in an inhaler for headaches, sinus congestion and alertness.
the aroma is like food, almost, kind of olive-y. amazing for aches and pains and weirdness.