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Bay Laurel

Laurus nobilis

Bay Laurel essential oil is an effective expectorant and can be a welcome addition to diffuser blends to help combat cold and flu symptoms.

Helps with improving appetite and digestion.

Useful for alleviating anxiety and stress. A great tonic for the lymph system.

 

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Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Part Typically Used: Leaves

Country of Origin: Crete

Typical Main Constituents
1,8-cineole – 40%
alpha-Terpinyl acetate – 14%
Linalool – 11%
Methyleugenol – 7%
Limonene – 3%
Sabinene – 3%
alpha-Pinene – 2%
beta-Pinene – 2%
Eugenol – 2%

Description: Greenish- yellow with a pungent, spicy-medical scent.

Actions: Antiseptic, Analgesic, Cephalic, Digestive, Stomachic, Diaphoretic, Fungicidal, Hypotensive, Emmenagogue, Sedative, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-viral, Mucolytic, Expectorant.

Special use: Stimulant to digestion, lymph, sinuses, lungs and circulation.

Blends Well With:  Cypress, Pine, Juniper, Clary sage, Rosemary, Lavender, Citrus and Spice oils.

Safety Data:  Non-toxic, May cause dermatitis in sensitive people. Do not use in pregnancy.

 

Aromatherapy / Home Use

Digestive:  Flatulence, Dyspepsia, loss of appetite.

Immune: Colds, Flu, Tonsillitis, Canker sores, Viral Hepatitis, Immune tonic.

Genito-urinary System: Scanty periods & Gynecological problems.

 

General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

  • Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.
  • People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.
  • Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.

 

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The product information provided on this website is intended for educational purposes only. The information provided is not considered to be complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information contained in this website is not intended to be sufficient to provide diagnosis and/or treatment of medical conditions. It is recommended that treatment of serious health conditions be done with the help of a trained qualified medical practitioner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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