Bay Laurel Essential Oil

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Bay Laurel Essential Oil

Description
The bay tree is an evergreen, reaching 7.5 to 9 metres (25- 30 feet), sprouting thick glossy leaves. When in season the Bay produces yellow tinged flowers and rich blackberries. This sturdy evergreen tree is a native of West Indies, Venezuela and the Guianas.

 

Details
Botanical Name: Laurus Nobilis
Origin: Serbia
Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Part: Whole Plant
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Note: Top
Colour: Golden yellow
Consistency: Light
Aromatic Scent: Sweet, fresh and spicy.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Rose, Rosemary, Thyme and Ylang Ylang. 
History: Bay oil was very popular with the Romans, who thought Bay was a symbol of wisdom, peace and protection. The Latin Laudis means to praise, which is why the victors at the Olympic games were presented with a Laurel (Bay) Wreath.

 

Cautions: Bay oil has high eugenol content and may irritate the skin and mucous membranes, so use with caution. Avoid during pregnancy. 
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

 

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