Bay Leaf Essential Oil,
Bay leaf essential oil is a highly valued and popular essential oil, extracted from the leaves of the bay laurel tree. The tree is native to the Mediterranean region, and its leaves have been used for centuries as a seasoning in cooking and for their medicinal properties.
The essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of the fresh or dried bay leaves. The oil is highly concentrated and has a warm, spicy, and herbaceous aroma. The primary chemical constituents of bay leaf essential oil include eucalyptol, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, and myrcene.
Bay leaf essential oil is widely used in aromatherapy, as it is believed to have several therapeutic properties. It is known to have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antimicrobial, and antioxidant effects, making it a useful oil for many health conditions.
One of the most common uses of bay leaf essential oil is for respiratory issues. It is believed to help relieve coughs, colds, and other respiratory infections. Its antispasmodic properties can also help to ease bronchial spasms and asthma attacks.
Bay leaf essential oil is also believed to help improve digestion. It can stimulate the digestive system and help to relieve symptoms of indigestion, flatulence, and bloating. It is also said to help improve appetite.
In addition to its medicinal properties, Bay Leaf essential oil is also used in the cosmetic industry. It is added to skincare products such as creams, lotions, and soaps due to its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. It is also believed to help improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Blends with: Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Orange, Rose, Rosemary, Thyme, Ylang Ylang
|Country of Origin:
|Soluble in oils & alcohols. Insoluble in water
|Color & Odor:
|Spicy and Herbaceous aroma, Clear to Pale yellow
|As per Requirement