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

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Bay laurel leaves
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

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

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.