Laurel Essential Oil
Latin Name: Laurus nobilis L.
Aroma Character: Fresh, sweet, spicy
Laurel Properties: Fights infection, bacteria, viruses, fungi; against colds, expectorant, relieves coughing, sudorific, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, against rheumatism, balances the sympathetic nervous system, against ulcers.
Laurel Indications: Tooth neuralgia, stomatitis, aphtha; influenza, viral hepatitis, viral nerve inflammation, malaria, mycocis; infections in the nose-throat-ear region; arthritis, polyarthritis, rhematic deformities, muscle contractions; vegetative dystonia, swelling of lymph gland; ulcers, acne, boils.
Laurel Main Components: 1-8 cineole, linalool, terpenyl acetate, gernaniol, alpha-pinene, sabinene, methyl ether-eugenol, alpha-phellandrene.
Laurel Contraindications, side effects: None known, except for people susceptible to skin allergies.
Used in massage, Laurel essential oil has an action on the digestive system.