Laurel (also known as Bay Laurel) has a fresh, clean, fragrance with a sap-like sweetness that is followed by a hint of spice. It is a favorite among many of our customers, and is often used in blends to help purge stale air from a room.
This oil is excellent for dealing with greasy hair, flaky scalp, and hair loss, as well as acting as a general hair/scalp tonic. Laurel is a wonderful choice for easing sinus infections, sinus headaches, chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, many viral infections, as well as cold and flu symptoms. Many use this oil for its ability to soothe both general and arthritic aches & pains, reduce flatulence, and settle the digestive system. It useful for speeding the healing of bruises, may also blood pressure, and may as serve as an insect repellant.
Psychologically, Laurel has been shown to combat travel fatigue, insomnia, depression, nervousness, and stress-related disorders. It is thought to warm cold emotions, promote confidence, and boost concentration.
It is said that this oil has the ability to promote psychic awareness & intuition, as well as open an individual to new thoughts & perspectives. It may be used to aid all degenerative energetic pathologies, release mental blocks, and discard outmoded ways of thinking. It's believed to be beneficial to those needing to renew their interest in life, and encourages awareness & healthy levels of pride.
Contraindications: Do not use during pregnancy, or on children under 2 years of age. Avoid use on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin. High dosages not recommended.