Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Bay Laurel

Bay laurel oil comes from the Laurus nobilis tree. It has a fresh, camphorous scent.

Bay laurel leaves
Bay laurel leaves
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Properties edit

Digestive edit

Stimulates the appetite.

Gynecological edit

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

Immunological edit

Helps fight colds and flu.

Caution edit

  • Don't use bay laurel oil during pregnancy.
  • Bay laurel oil can be narcotic.
  • Bay laurel oil may irritate sensitive skin.