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Laurel Nobilis (Bio-Certified)

$9.00

Plant Name: Laurus nobilis
Origin: Austria; Croatia

This incredibly versatile tree oil is a favorite for grounding blends at Savitur!  It has a soft spicy smell and is distilled from the leaves of the laurel tree.

About Laurel Essential Oil

  • Also known as “Bay” oil
  • Has been used for centuries to improve respiratory issues and aids in digestion
  • An excellent grounding oil to use in blends
  • Safe for skin use when diluted and soothing to the senses when diffused

How to Use Laurel Essential Oil

For a gender-neutral deodorant, rub onto skin of armpits

  • 3 drops Laurel
  • 2 drops Tea Tree

Massage into tired or aching muscles

  • 3 drops Laurel
  • 1 drop Peppermint
  • 1/2 oz carrier oil

Diffuse during the holidays

  • 6 oz water
  • 4 drops Laurel
  • 2 drops Douglas Fir
  • 1 drop Wintergreen

Other Ways to Use Laurel Essential Oil

  • Add a few drops to shampoo and conditioner to treat dry scalp/hair
  • Add to men's products, such as beard oils and shaving creams
  • Deeply soothing bath blend: mix with 1/2 cup of Himalayan salts and 1/4 cup of Jojoba oil in a hot bath
  • Used to as a hair and nail strengthener
  • Wonderful for soothing congestion if under the weather with the cold or flu

Uses in Ayurveda

  • Increases Pitta, Kapha & Vata
  • Heating & drying

Aromatic Profile & Product Details

Soft and spicy and distilled from the leaves, this is an oil that stimulates. It is pungent and bitter, as well as astringent.

Blends Well With

  • Lavender
  • Fir Needle
  • Lemon
  • Peppermint
  • Eucalyptus
  • Orange
  • Juniper Berry

Safety Considerations

Can cause cramping if used in excess.

History / Facts of Laurel Essential Oil

The myth of the laurel tree is that Daphne escaped Apollo's attention by being transformed into the laurel tree. Apollo used the bay laurel tree as his emblem since he could not have Daphne as his wife. The laurel leaf was often used in making crowns for both Greeks and Romans as a symbol of victory.

 

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