$25.00 (Incl. GST)
|Laurel Leaf Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
|COMMON NAME||Laurel leaf oil, Bay Laurel Oil|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Laurus nobilis|
|PLANT PARTS USED||Leaf|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||Turkey|
|Used and revered by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, 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
FOR THE SKIN
Laurel oil can be used as a hair and scalp tonic. It is used to promote hair growth, and for dandruff or greasy hair.
FOR THE BODY
Laurel leaf 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 Laurel leaf acts as a respiratory antiseptic.
FOR THE MIND
Laurel leaf has a tonic stimulating effect, helping to inspire the mind, encourage creative flow and instill confidence.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bay, Orange, Clary Sage, Cypress and Juniper.
|Appearance||Clear colourless to pale yellow|
|Odour Description||Fresh, strong, sweet, aromatic, camphoraceous, spicy|
|Main Constituents||Cineole, linalool, a-terpineol, terpinyl acetate, sabinene, eugenol, eugenol methyl ether|
|Optical Rotation||Min -20||Max -10|
|Refractive Index||Min 1.465||Max1.475|