Bay | Latin Name: Pimenta Racemosa | Family: Lauraceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Tree, Leaf
This Essential oil is a dark yellow mobile liquid with fresh spicy to note and a sweet balsamic undertone.
Bay is a wild large evergreen that grows up to thirty feet high and is native to Southern Europe. It has long lance-shaped leaves which are feathery and glossy which bear small creamy yellow flowers and blackberries. The oil is often obtained from Morocco and Spain. Good for muscular and articular aches and pains, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism, sprains, strains. Also good for colds, influenza and infectious diseases.