Bay Laurel Essential Oil


Use bay laurel oil in a diffuser as an expectorant, to combat cold and flu, and to encourage digestion. Its spicy, herbaceous scent may promote confidence, concentration and mental focus.

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Bay Laurel Essential Oil Profile

Botanical: Laurus nobilis | Origin: Albania | Method: Steam Distilled


Bay laurel oil is a clear to greenish yellow mobile liquid with a camphoraceous, fruity and herbaceous smell. It blends well with clary sage, cypress, juniper, labdanum, lavender, olibanum, pine, rosemary, citrus and spice oils.

Principal Constituents: 

These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.

  • a-pinene
  • b-pinene
  • limonene
  • methy chavicol
  • linalool
  • methy eugenol

General Actions: 

Anti-rheumatic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-septic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, hypotensive, sedative, stomachic.  


Bay laurel oil may cause dermal irritation, dermatitis, or skin sensitization and should always be used in dilution. Bay laurel oil can be narcotic and should not be taken internally or in pregnancy.

Primary Therapy Agent: 

Treatment for colds and flu, tonsilitis, congestion and cough, dyspepsia, flatulence, loss of appetite.

Secondary Therapy Agent: 

Amenorrhea, irregular period, depression.

Important Note: The information on is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.

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