Bay (West Indian) Essential Oil
Latin Name: Pimenta racemosa miller
Part of plant: Leaves
Aroma Character: Warm,spicy, clove-like
Blends Well with: Cypress, Juniper, Orange
Bay (West Indian) Properties : Circulatory stimulant , sedative to autonomic nervous system, antiseptic, anti-infection, bactericide, heals wounds.
Bay (West Indian) Indications : Bladder inflammation, urethra inflammation, leucorrhea, viral hepatitis, colitis, enterocolitus; low blood pressure, asthenia; toothache, neuralgia, rheumatic polyarthritis.
Bay (West Indian) Main Components : Eugenol, methyleugenol, chavicol, alpha-pinene, limonene, myrcene, citrale.
Bay (West Indian) Contraindications, side effects : none known at normal dosage.
Masculine and Spicy this is what gives "Bay Rum" its distinctive aroma. This essential oil is popular during the autumn and winter months, may be helpful in massage blends to encourage healing of sprains and strains.