Penny Price Aromatherapy

Bay Essential Oil

LBay Essential Oilatin Name: Pimenta racemosa
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the tree & leaf

Experience the therapeutic benefits of Bay Essential Oil! Relieves muscular aches, promote hair care and growth and enhances circulation in joints and muscles. Ideal for sprains, strains, colds, and flu. Discover the aromatic wonders of Bay Essential Oil today!

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 and bears small creamy yellow flowers and blackberries. The oil is often obtained from Morocco and Spain. 

Bay, Natural Pure Essential Oil - Available in 10ml, 25ml, 50ml & 100ml. 

Historic Uses

The Bay 'rum' tree provides a basic ingredient for the famous old hair tonic for greasy hair. Today it is used in soaps, perfumes, detergents aftershaves and hair lotions. It is widely used as a flavouring for food.  

In aromatherapy, Bay essential oil is used for muscular aches and pains, hair care, hair growth, circulation n in joints and muscles, sprains, strains, colds and flu. 

Bay essential oil is a dark yellow mobile liquid with a fresh spicy note and a sweet balsamic undertone.

Blends With 

Bay is a base note it blends well with spice oils, lavender, lavandin, rosemary, geranium, ylang-ylang and citrus oils. 

Safety Data 

Bay Essential Oil Safety Data

  • Keep essential oils out of the reach of children at all times.
  • Never remove a fixed dropper from a bottle of essential oil.
  • Do not apply directly to the skin without professional advice.
  • Do not ingest without professional advice. If oil is accidentally ingested, seek immediate medical assistance. 
  • Do not exceed stated doses. 
  • If splashed in the eyes, dab gently with olive oil on cotton wool. Water does NOT carry or dissolve essential oil. 
  • Remove essential oil from the hands by washing thoroughly with a mild detergent. This prevents transference to other parts of the body.
  • Do not assume that essential oils have the same properties as the plant from which it has been derived
How to Use

Essential oils are very powerful and should be used with caution. Here are a few tips that you may find useful, although we advise that you consult a fully qualified, registered aromatherapist who will be able to advise you on the safe methods of use. Why not give us a ring at 01455 251020 or email if you are unsure we will be happy to help.

Inhalation: Undiluted essential oils may be inhaled from a tissue or a pillow (4-6 drops). Alternatively, they can be inhaled from a bowl of hot water (3 or 4 drops) or a diffuser (see table below), but avoid this if asthmatic. Never inhale essential oils directly from the bottle.

Shampoo and Bath Foam: Create unique aromatherapy bath foams or shampoos by mixing up to 30 drops of your own essential oil blend into 100ml of a suitable bath foam base or shampoo base.

Skincare Cream: Essential oils can be added to vegetable-based creams and then developed into facial products or topical creams. Do not add more than 15 drops of essential oil to 50ml of your base cream.

Pregnancy: Essential oils are best avoided during the first months of pregnancy. After the third month, many oils can be used safely and effectively. If in doubt, always consult a qualified aromatherapist.

Bath, Massage, Vaporiser: See the table below, which gives the correct amounts to use depending on age, and a brief guide on how to use.

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