Botanical Name : Laurus nobilis
Common Name : Bay Laurel, Laurel Essential Oil
CAS # : 8007-48-5
Plant Parts Used : Berries
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
Color & Odor : Pale yellow, greenish yellow, or olive green, with a fresh medicinal, but pleasantly spicy and warm aroma
Laurel Berry oil is pale yellow, greenish yellow, or olive green, with a fresh medicinal, but pleasantly spicy and warm aroma, reminiscent of myrtle, juniperberry, hyssop, and similar oils.
Constituents & Specifications :
Terpenes, sesquiterpenes, alcohols, and ketones
It is anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, fungicidal, hypotensive, stomachic, sedative
Benefits & Uses :
It is useful in dyspepsia, flatulence, loss of appetite, scanty periods, colds, flu, tonsillitis, viral infections etc.
Laurel Berry oil has been used as an insect repellant, a spice oil, and a culinary herb oil.