Laurus Nobilis (Laurel) Leaf Oil**
Laurus nobilis, is a culinary herb often used to flavor soups, and stews in Mediterranean Cuisine.
An infused oil of bay has a long history of use as a pain reliever for arthritic aches and pains, lower back pain, earaches, and sore muscles and sprains.
In the Mediterranean countries, the essential oil is well known for its ability to improve the appearance of the hair and give it a shiny healthy look.
Bay laurel essential oil is one of the strongest oils used in aromatherapy. Sharp, spicy dried green aroma of hot summer – A true Bay scent. A greenish-yellow volatile oil is yielded by distillation from the leaves which contains a high percentage of oxygenated compounds. The berries contain both fixed and volatile oils, the former, known as Oil of Bays, includes laurostearine, the ether of lauric acid.