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Laurel Leaf Essential Oil

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Laurus nobilis
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Common name Laurel leaf oil, Bay Laurel Oil
Botanical name   Laurus nobilis
Description   Fresh, strong but sweet-aromatic, slightly camphoraceous medicinal, spicy odour.
Main  GC components 1,8-cineole (>40%), linalool (4%), a-terpineol, terpinyl acetate (9.5%), sabinene, eugenol, eugenol methyl ether (2.6%) , costunolide
Plant parts used Leaf
Extraction method    Steam distillation
Region of origin India
 

DESCRIPTION

The Laurel Tree is intertwined with the History of the ancient Mediterranean cultures being revered by the Greeks and Romans.
It was considered both medicinal and magical helping almost all systems of the body and even protecting one from lightning!
In the Renaissance gifted scholars were crowned with Laurel leaves giving rise to the 'Poet Laureate' in later years and term's such 'getting one's laurels'.

Laurel Leaf Essential Oil has been reported to have antiseptic, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties and has been recommended for scars, acne pimples, boils and scabies. It is considered a tonic to the hair, aiding with dandruff and reportedly helping to stimulate hair growth. In Aromatherapy, Laurel Leaf Oil is has been described as an excellent cerebral stimulant and nerve tonic for those who doubt themselves.  it is also used for treating the digestive system and coughs.

BLENDS WELL WITH

Bay, Orange, Clary Sage, Cypress and Juniper.
 

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PRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET

SAFETY

- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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