Caution – *Avoid in pregnancy
Botanical name – Laurus nobilis
Aroma – Powerful, spicy and camphorous
Extraction – Steam distillation
Part of Plant – Leaves
Country of Origin – Morocco
Chemical Constituents – 1,8-cineol, a-terpinyl-acetate, b-pinene, geraniol, linalool
Traditional Uses – Warming and stimulating. Enlivens the appetite. May cause irritation with sensitive skins.
Organic Certificate – This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association’s standards exceed the UK government’s minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.