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

Bay laurel leaves
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

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

PropertiesEdit

DigestiveEdit

Stimulates the appetite.

GynecologicalEdit

Regulates the menstrual cycle.

ImmunologicalEdit

Helps fight colds and flu.

CautionEdit

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