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Organic Laurel essential oil (Laurus nobilis, leaves) is a very powerful antibacterial. It will be particularly effective against winter viruses and bacteria - 5 ml bottle.
Noble laurel - Laurus nobilis
Family : Lauraceae
Certification : Essential oil from controlled, certified organic cultivation, 100% pure and natural, uncut, undeterpenated. It is certified by Ecocert France (FR-BIO-01).
Part of the plant used : Leaves
Method of obtaining : Distillation
Origin : Albania
Yield : Leaves1% to 3%. It takes 100 kg of noble laurel leaves to obtain 1 to 3 kg of essential oil.
Aromatic shrub or tree, native to the Mediterranean basin, with dark green leaves, yellow flowers and black berries. Also called Laurel sauce. Do not confuse the Noble Laurel with the Rose Laurel or the Cherry Laurel, both of which are poisonous. Bay leaves give off an aromatic smell when crumpled. This shrub shares a characteristic with the fir or spruce, it remains green in winter. This characteristic has made the plant a symbol of immortality; the Moon, according to the Chinese, contains a laurel and an immortal. Just as in mythology, the Laurel was dedicated to the sun. It was a symbol of peace and victory and had a prominent place alongside victorious personalities: generals, emperors (Julius Caesar, Napoleon...), poets, scientists...
The essential oil of noble laurel is very powerful. It is one of the best essential oils for promoting concentration and self-confidence. It has excellent antiseptic properties. Antibacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal, it is excellent for fighting winter viruses and bacteria. Traditionally used for mouth and teeth care, it was used to soothe the mucous membranes in case of mouth ulcers. Its fungicidal properties are also highly appreciated in cases of mycosis or fungi.
Anti-pain and anti-inflammatory, Laurel is also appreciated for relieving rheumatism and muscular pain.
From an energetic point of view, its essential oil, like the plant, transmits courage, strength and success to all those who are going through a trial (sports competition, lack of inspiration, public speaking...).
1,8 cineole, Linalool
*The chemotype is the identity card of the essential oil, its chemical composition defined by chromatographic analysis. The same plant can have several compositions depending on the place and the variety. A chemotype depends on a property, an odour and a taste.
The main constituents of noble laurel essential oil are 1,8 cineol (35 to 45%) alpha pinene (3 to 10%), alpha terpineol (≤ 11%), sabinene (3 to 10%), linalool (≤ 11%) and terpenyl acetate (≤ 11%).
Allergens naturally contained in this essential oil : Limonene, linalool, eugenol and geraniol.
Flu, acne, boils, gingivitis, canker sores, toothache, neuralgia, loss of memory, artist in need of inspiration, stress, bronchitis, bruises, blows ...
Main : Mucolytic and expectorant, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, nerve balancer, analgesic and antineuralgic, antispasmodic
Secondary : Anticoagulant, immunomodulating, antiparasitic, insect repellent.
Laurel essential oil can be irritating to the skin. It presents an epileptogenic risk in high doses. Similarly, bay leaf essential oil should not be used if you are prone to asthma. The essential oil of laurel can have a narcotic action in the event of overdose, take care never to force the dose or prolong its use. Not recommended during the first 3 months of pregnancy, or for children under 6 years of age.
Essential oils are powerful natural substances and should therefore be used with care. Even if essential oils have been used since Antiquity, their mode of use and the precautions for use are often poorly known. Many books deal with essential oils. It is therefore advisable to refer to it to find out about the traditional modes of use.
As an indication, some examples of use
For a good functioning of the respiratory tract : 2 to 3 drops of this essential oil in a bowl of hot water, then breathe in with a cloth over your head.
To cleanse the skin and nails : idem, 2 to 3 drops in a bowl of hot water. Ideal for oily skin with a tendency to acne.
It is advisable to mix a few drops of essential oil with a vegetable oil (sweet almond, jojoba, macadamia, rose hip, argan, olive, etc.) to use it as a massage oil. You will use the essential oil of laurel to promote flexibility and soothe sensitized muscles and joints. Dilute in the palm of your hand a little vegetable oil with 3 to 5 drops of laurel essential oil, then rub the sensitized areas.
In case of unsightly pimples or nail problems, mix 3 to 5 drops of this essential oil with jojoba vegetable oil and massage locally.
In case of anxiety or dark thoughts, to promote your inner harmony, pour some vegetable oil into the palm of your hand, then add 3 to 5 drops of essential oil of laurel. Massage with this mixture along the plexus and the spine.
The essential oil of laurel is rarely used in diffusion. But it can be combined with essential oils of citrus, eucalyptus, fir, Douglas fir, lavender...
The essential oil of laurel can be useful to promote the resistance of a weakened body. In addition, it can contribute to the proper functioning of the respiratory tract. For this, 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of honey or on a neutral tablet, twice a day.
To delicately flavour your dishes and sauces, dilute 1 to 2 drops of bay leaf essential oil in vegetable oil or milk.
An essential oil is made up of chemically defined molecules (about 10,000 listed) that have been secreted by special plant cells. It can consist of from one to several hundred molecules, which helps explain why some essential oils have many properties but different therapeutic effectiveness. To guarantee the properties necessary for effective aromatherapy, it is important that an essential oil is 100% pure and natural (not cut, not deterpenated, not mixed with alcohol or vegetable oils) and preferably organic. This is the case for the essential oils we sell. They are sold in tinted bottles with a dropper cap.
Go to the "Properties and characteristics of essential oils" file. Whether pure or mixed, you can use them in our different diffuser models. The information given on each essential oil is for guidance only. Beware of self-diagnosis, do not hesitate to consult an aromatherapist or any other recognised professional and read our special file "properties of essential oils"in our thematic files.
Essential oils are mainly used to help you treat many disorders. But be careful, even though essential oils are often extracted from edible plants, their concentrations mean that you have to be careful and respect their healing power. The use of essential oils is relatively simple and if you follow some basic rules, they will put their therapeutic genius at your disposal. Using essential oils has more advantages than disadvantages.
Abscess, Dental abscess, Blister, Anti-food moths, Epidemic, Bedsores, Influenza, Paronychia, Sialorrhea, Stomach ulcer.
WARNING : These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites on aromatherapy, hydrolatherapy and phytotherapy. They are regularly found there and many of them are confirmed by observations in scientific environments. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on children, pregnant or breastfeeding women. Prolonged use is not recommended.
Since 2007, Direct Nature has specialized in the manufacture and distribution of essential oil diffusers in all forms and for all markets, becoming a key player in the French market.
Direct Nature also offers a range of pure and blended essential oils, certified organic or natural, made in France, as well as a wide range of body care products, certified organic or natural, with essential or vegetable oils, and finally a range of natural products for the home.
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