Essential oil Laurel - EO037
Botanic INCI: Laurus Nobilis Oil
Synonym: Bay laurel, sweet bay, bay tree, true laurel, Grecian laurel, laurel tree, laurel.
Description: Laurus nobilis is an aromatic evergreen tree or large shrub with green, glossy leaves, native to the Mediterranean region. The laurel can vary greatly in size and height, sometimes reaching 10 - 18 metres tall. Each flower is pale yellow-green, about 1 cm diameter, and they are borne in pairs beside a leaf. The leaves are 6 - 12 cm long and 2 - 4 cm broad, with an entire (untoothed) margin. On some leaves the margin undulates. The fruit is a small, shiny black berry-like drupe about 1 cm long, that contains one seed.
Extraction: Laurus Nobilis Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the whole plant of the Laurel, Laurus nobilis L., Lauraceae.
- Aromatherapy application
- Component used in cosmetic products
- Cooking ingredient
Properties: Antibacterial, anti-oxidant, antiseptic, viricide, fungicide, immune-stimulant & tonic.
Helps with: Amenorrhea, colds, flu, loss of appetite, tonsillitis, treating bee and wasp stings, relief from swellings, rheumatic and arthritic pain, clearing mental confusion & clarifying thought processes.
Origin: Eastern Europe
CAS: 8002-41-3 / 8007-48-5 / 84603-73-6