Laurel Leaf Essential Oil
Laurus nobilis L., also known as Laurel, an evergreen tree or shrub belonging to the Lauraceae family, is widely cultivated in the southern parts of Europe and the Mediterranean regions .
The essential oil of Laurel Leaf generally contains monoterpenes (alpha-Pinene, beta-Pinene, Limonene). With its high monoterpenes content, It has strong antimicrobial activities. Thanks to alpha-Pinene and beta-Pinene compounds, this essential oil also has antioxidant activity [1, 2].
Laurel Leaf essential oil has traditionally been used in folk medicine to treat epilepsy, neuralgia, and Parkinson’s diseases. It is also known to have diuretic and antifungal activities. Laurel Leaf essential oil provides support for the treatment of many digestive and respiratory system diseases. It is widely used for its benefits on the respiratory tract [1, 2].
Laurel Leaf essential oil may be applied via inhalation or topically. Before using this essential oil, carefully read Warning & Safety Requirements.
To apply to the skin, do not use undiluted essential oils on your skin.
Used topically, Laurel Leaf essential oil can be used as a pain reliever and can ease arthritis pain. When used in hair, It is known to deeply condition the scalp and hair; restores hair health [3, 4].
Used in aromatherapy, Laurel Leaf essential oil can create a refreshing and grounding effect [3, 4].
Try adding it to a bath or diffuser as aromatherapy, or combining with different essential oils to strengthen its effect.
Add to a diffuser: 2 drops Laurel Leaf essential oil, 2 drops Clove essential oil and 3 drops Eucalyptus Lemon essential oil, then diffuse up. This mixture can improve the efficiency of the respiratory tract and also can help purify the air.
Warning & Safety Requirements:
Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.