Laurel, Laurus nobilis
Pure Essential Oil

Bay Laurel from Crete (Greece) is obtained by steam distillation of the dry leaves. Greenish/yellow oil with a pleasant, spicy somewhat medicinal odor. The dry out notes are much finer than eucalyptus or cajupet. The aroma is clean and has a faint fruitiness.

Main Components: cineol, pinene, linalool.
Actions*: antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic, analgesic, nervine, sedative, digestive, astringent, insecticide, helps removing toxins from the skin, skin tonic.
Applications*: colds, viral infections, dyspepsia, flatulence, eases pain brought by neuralgia, lymphatic drainage, arthritis, back pain, sore muscles, headaches.
Safety data: non-toxic, non-irritant, can cause dermatitis, avoid during pregnancy.

photo of the plant

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