Bay Laurel Essential Oil

Bay Laurel Essential Oil

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Bay Laurel Essential Oil 5ml
$7.71
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 15ml
$15.21
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 30ml
$26.50
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 100ml
$79.18
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 200ml
$154.43
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 500ml
$380.19
Bay Laurel Essential Oil 1L
$756.44
Bay Laurel Essential Oil Sample
$1.39
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Quick Overview
From Synergy Essentials, this is 100% pure essential oil of Bay Laurel leaf, from trees organically grown on the Mediterranean island of Crete. Bay Laurel oil is unique in aromatherapy with a broad spectrum of effects from its diverse molecular components. Research has shown it to be a potent anti-viral. It is the Mediterranean varieties that are preferred in aromatherapy use.

Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis

Bay laurel is also known as 'bay sweet' and 'Mediterranean bay'. Bay Laurel is an evergreen tree that grows up to 20 meters in height. It is native to the Mediterranean region and became a symbol of victory and honor to the Roman Empire, where wreaths of Bay Laurel leaves were placed on the heads of University graduates (called 'bachelors' from the Latin 'baccalaureus' or 'laurel berry').

About the Oil
Bay Laurel or Laurel Leaf essential oil is well regarded in aromatherapy due to its unique molecular structure. It contains elements of nearly all of the primary chemical groups that make up essential oils. The result is a broad range of therapeutic uses.

This oil is steam distilled from the leaves of organically cultivated Bay Laurel trees grown on the island of Crete.

Traditional Uses
Bay Laurel has primarily been used to alleviate digestive complaints.
Aromatherapy Notes
A herbaceous top note that is reminiscent of mint and sage melds with a deeply-spiced nutmeg-clove middle note to deliver a powerfully spicy medicinal aroma.

This Bay Laurel oil will blend well with others in the same family such as Eucalyptus, Rosemary and Clary sage as well as Pine, Juniper, Rosemary, Olibadnum, Lavender, most citrus and spice oils.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antiviral, Antirheumetic, Antiseptic, Diaphoretic, Digestive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Fungicidal, Hypotensive, Sedative, Stomachic.

Psychological:

  • Increases energy
  • Boosts confidence
  • Encourages self-esteem

Immune System:

  • Boosts white blood cell production to prevent a broad array of illnesses
  • Helps combat tonsilitis
  • Effective against most viruses

Bay Laurel (and other essential oils of Mediterranean plants) have been the subject of research into possible anti-viral properties. nbsp;Bay Laurel is noted to have anti-viral action against the SARS coronavirus, and SARS-CoV that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome.

Muscles and Joints:

  • Effective in nerve regeneration
  • Quells pain and stiffness in cases of rheumatoid arthritis.

Digestive System:

  • Stimulates appetite
  • Detoxifies the liver and kidneys
  • Settles stomach cramps

Bay Laurel is also noted for its positive effects on the lymphatic system.

Bay laurel can be ingested to stimulate appetite, aid with amenorrhea and boost the immune system. Its antiseptic qualities make it an effective combatant for tonsillitis and other viral infections.

Application and Use
Bay Laurel can be ingested as a tonic for the immune system. Its deeply spiced and herbaceous scent when used topically in massage oils can calm the nervous system and it can also be applied to specific areas of arthritis, joint or muscular pain to reduce pressure due to swelling. Rubbing a few drops of bay laurel on swollen lymph nodes will produce an immediately noticeable effect.

To stimulate nerve regeneration, try blending a few drops with equal parts of Helichrysum in a carrier oil and massaging onto damaged areas.nbsp;

Spirit of the Plant
An herb of love Bay was used by the visionary priestesses after many years of study. Bay has an extensive history of being woven into wreaths and crowns which are worn in celebration of achievements of greatness. In Greek myths, Bay is sacred to Appolo and Zeus. We also find the myth of Hermes inventing fire bu striking a pomegranate against a bay laurel.
Safety
When used in correct proportion, bay laurel essential oil is non-toxic and a non-irritant, however individuals with skin sensitivities should use sparingly. Should not be used during pregnancy.
 
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