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Bay Leaf Essential Oil

Bay Leaf Essential Oil

5ml of Bay Leafl(Pimenta racemose) essential oil in a brown amber bottle with an integral dropper. Ideal for aromatherapy and other uses.
Size: 5ml
Latin Name: Laurus nobilis
Plant Family: Lauraceae
Extraction: Extracted b by steam or water from the bay leaf
What they do: Bay leaf essential oil is often used in skin care regimes. It can be used to prevent dandruff and promote hair growth. It is also beneficial for muscle sprains.
History: Bay Leaf originated in Asia however quickly came to Europe. During the Roman Empire Bay leaf was used to treat the liver when infected or malfunctioning. Bay leaf is a narcotic in large amounts and was used during the Delphic rites; it was also used for the same purpose by Apollo's priestesses that would chew bay leaf before making prophesies. For this stay the idea of leaving leaves under ones pillow to have prescient dreams. It is now mainly now for the trees in front of Swiss restaurants.


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3.40

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Details :Bay Leaf essential oil in a brown glass bottle.

CautionsCautions and Contraindications :Mildly toxic. May cause irritation to mucus membrane. Essential oils must not be applied directly. Do not use during pregnancy.

Brand/Manufacturer :Woodland Herbs

Form :Liquid - Bay Leaf Essential Oil

Organic Status :Non-Organic

Vegetarian Suitability :Suitable for Vegetarians
Typical Ingredients :Pure Bay Leaf essential oil. For typical constituents of essential oils refer to our links page.
Essential Oils UsageAn essential oil is a concentrated extract of a flower or herb. Essential oils are absorbed into the body (through the nose or skin) therefore it is normally advised that you consult with an aromatherapist before using essential oils if you suffer from a medical condition or take medication. This is also advisable if you are pregnant, or when using oils with children under 18 months.
Essential oils are concentrated extracts and should always be used with care and must be diluted before applying to the skin.
Essential oils should not be taken internally, unless on the advice of a professional, after a consultation.

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