Laurel Leaf Essential Oil

Laurus nobilis

  • Certified Organic Available
Studied Properties

APPEARANCE Pale Yellow to Yellow Liquid
ODOUR Aromatic, Spicy Odor
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.900 - 0.950
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.46 – 148
SOLUBILITY Insoluble in Water, Soluble in ethyl alcohol

The main chemical constituent is eucalyptol

Eugenol 97-53-0 22%
Limonene 138-86-3 5%
Linalool 78-70-6 3.88%
Geraniol 106-24-1 0.3%

Common Uses

Laurel Leaf essential oil is good for cleaning. One of its main chemical constituents is eucalyptol, which is highly cleansing. Good for face cleansers, shower gels, shampoos, household cleansers and diffusers. Used in therapeutic products for its medicinal properties.

Its antibacterial and antiseptic nature is also useful for killing off any bacteria or viruses that can cause infections of the respiratory system. Anti-spasmodic for relief from coughing spells. Stimulate menstrual flows, helps to ease menstrual cramps. Known for its analgesic qualities, providing pain relief to a variety of ailments like muscular and joint problems associated with arthritis, rheumatism, gout or to sore, aching muscles. It can help to alleviate pain arising from headaches or migraines. Good for the digestive system. This oil also has potent insect repelling qualities. Good for Hair growth.

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Experience the spicy, sweet, deep green aroma of Laurel Leaf Essential Oil and all it has to offer. This oil can help uplift the senses, promoting confidence and courage to the mind and body. During times of distress or sadness, add a few drops of Laurel Leaf to your aromatherapy diffuser or personal inhaler to help promote positive emotions and feelings. In addition, Laurel Leaf can also support a healthy respiratory system, which can help clear up congestion or even stimulate an appetite.

The Bay Laurel tree, an evergreen shrub, is indigenous to the Mediterranean and the Black Sea region but it is mostly cultivated in Europe nowadays. In ancient times it was widely believed that the tree contained magical powers, thus making it capable of warding off evil and diseases. Both the ancient Greeks and the Romans regarded the bay laurel leaves to be highly sacred and valuable as they symbolized victory and high status. The Greeks also considered it to be a potent medicine that was capable of protecting them against plague and various diseases. Today, bay laurel leaf and its essential oil contain numerous medicinal properties that can be used to address a variety of health ailments.

More about Laurel Leaf Essential Oil

Studied Properties

  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Soothing
  • Calming

Common Uses

  • Cleaning
  • Body Care
  • Skin Care
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Colds & Respiratory
  • Muscles & Joints
  • Massage
  • Insect Repellant

Feature Constituents

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