Synonyms: Laurel, Laurel Leaf, Sweet Bay
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation Bosnia
Composition: 100% Bay Laurel essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Bay Laurel leaves
Active Constituents: Oxides, monoterpenes: cineole
About: Bay Laurel leaves decorated the crowns of Olympic champions as a symbol of victory in ancient times. Today, the freshly picked leaves are steam distilled to produce the essential oil. Aromatic, dark-green, shiny on top and pale green on the underside, they are also often used as a spice in cooking.
Bay Laurel essential oil has a fresh, herbal and earthy scent with a spicy finish. It is extensively used in cologne, body care products, soaps, scents, and herbal remedies. It is also a powerful cleaner, keeping germs under control. Use to support a healthy immune system and emotional balance during times of illness and stress.
Common Uses: Bay Laurel essential oil is often used in cologne, beard oil, or room sprays. It can also be used in diffusers, vapor rubs, massage oils for healthy muscles and joints, and simple palm inhalations to support mental clarity and deeper breathing.
Bay Laurel is a cheery, uplifting essential oil known for its use in recipes for digestive and respiratory support. It is commonly used to help soothe the feeling of congestion that often accompanies respiratory issues.
Blending Recommendations: Bay Laurel is earthy and cooling with a lasting herbal undertone. Bay blends well with nearly anything for both custom scents and home remedies.
Basil, Bergamot, Black Spruce, Cedar Atlas, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus Radiata, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lavender, Neroli, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Scotch Pine, Ravintsara, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Sage, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Vetiver, Wintergreen.
Safety Information: Not recommended during the first 3 months of pregnancy. Do not use on children under 3 years old. Do not apply to sensitive or damaged skin. Always dilute.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 5%; 30 drops per ounce
Recommended Dilution: 0.5% -1.5%; 3-9 drops per ounce of carrier
Alpha-Terpinyl Acetate 9.21%
Methylchavicol Less than 10 ppm
Safrol Less than 10 ppm
Shelf Life: 4 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.