HUNGARY. Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis) Essential Oil, Certified Organic
This essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the Laurus nobilis plant. Aromatically it is considered a middle note.
The essential oil has been shown to have strong antioxidant and antimicrobial effects. It has an affinity for the eustachian tubes in the ears, and has been used topically to help alleviate ear infections and inflammation. It is often used as antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-neuralgic, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, astringent, cholagogue, emmenagogue, febrifuge, insecticide, sedative, stomachic, sudorific and tonic.
Bay Laurel essential oil is said to protect against sepsis, increase appetite, tighten gums and muscles, and help stop hair loss. Other applications of Bay essential oil have been for the treatment of hemorrhage, promotion of bile secretion, relief of obstructed menstruation, and reduction of fever. The essential oil also kills and repels insects, sedates inflammations and nervous afflictions, and is good for the stomach, while increasing perspiration and elimination of excess toxins in the body.
As with all essential oils, please dilute prior to using on the skin. Topical use only unless working with a qualified aromatherapist.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.