Bay, West Indies Essential Oil

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West Indian Bay is a popular ingredient in fragrances for men due to its spicy scent. The well known hair tonic ‘bay rum’ is made by distilling rum with the leaves of this tree.

Nature/Essence – Warm & Inspiring

West Indian Bay is used in scalp and hair tonics, shampoo and conditioner recommended for hair loss, dandruff or a greasy scalp. A small amount makes a nice addition to a toner or aftershave lotion for men.

Analgesic properties make Bay a good addition to massage oil for sprains or joint and muscle aches. It helps both stimulate and settle the digestive system, and can be used as a respiratory antiseptic in steam inhalations.

Bay is warm and refreshing and can help bring inspiration and insight to help the creative process.

Historically Bay was used as an insect repellent and may be useful to help keep moths away in the pantry, wardrobes and stored clothes or blankets.


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Common name Bay Leaf oIl, West Indian Bay Oil
Botanical name   Pimenta racemosa
Plant parts used Leaf
Extraction method    Distillation
Origin West Indies
Appearance Pale yellow to brown liquid.
Odour Description Characteristic, spicy, clove-like.
Main Constituents Eugenol, chavicol, b-myrcene, linalool
Specific Gravity Min 0.943 Max 0.990
Refractive Index Min 1.505 Max 1.520
Documents SDS  


  • Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to us 
  • 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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Reviewed by Regan O.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Nice oil

Good fragrance, not over powering

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Reviewed by Tania C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 4 out of 5
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Spicy scent

Quite a different scent to what I was expecting, more clove like aroma than bay.

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Reviewed by Rex S.
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Bay Rum oil

Product as described. Arrived promptly

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