Used and revered by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, Bay Laurel has a long history of use as a protector both in medicinal and symbolic or spiritual ways. It was seen as a symbol of wisdom and to this day the term ‘Laureate’ is used as a term of eminence. Laurel leaf essential oil reflects these ancient uses, with protective antiseptic and warming properties and the ability to stimulate the mind.
Nature/Essence – Warm & Stimulating
Bay Laurel oil can be used as a hair and scalp tonic. It is used to promote hair growth, and for dandruff or greasy hair.
Bay Laurel has a warm stimulating action when massaged on muscles and joints to ease spasms, aches and stiffness. It can also be massaged on the abdomen to help both stimulate digestion and settle digestive discomfort, and as an inhalation, Bay Laurel acts as a respiratory antiseptic.
Bay Laurel has a tonic stimulating effect, helping to inspire the mind, encourage creative flow and instil confidence.