Introduction to Bay Leaf
Bay is historically linked to use in hair tonics, being the base to many of the traditional male hair tonics. Bay Rum hair tonic was produced by distilling Rum with Bay Leaves.
Bay has a refreshing and reviving action and helps to cleanse the skin and soul.
Bay is grown throughout the world and a generally warm climate will ensure good growth and quality of oil.
Bay Leaf Oil Properties, the Essential Oil Profile
Latin Name: Laurus nobilis
Overview: Bay Leaf is a tender, aromatic annual herb with green leaves and small white / pink flowers.
Extraction: The essential oils is extracted from the Bay Leaf Tree
Countries of Origin: Spain
Character: A fresh and spicy camphorous top note with sweet balsamic undertones; slightly warming.
Blends with: Bay Leaf blends well with most other oils, especially citrus and spicty oils.
Therapeutic Overview: Analgesic, antiseptic, astringent, expectorant, stimulant.
Bay helps to stimulate the scalp and reduce dandruff, restoring body and vitality.
When used in massage oils and blends, Bay gives a masculine fragrance and therefore is well suited to blends aimed at men. Bay is generally good for aches and pains and helps clear airways.
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