One of the main benefits of bay oil is its ability to relieve the pain caused by neuralgia, a severe pain that occurs due to a damaged nerve. it can also help stimulate the contraction of blood vessels, and relieve pressure on the nerves. This can significantly ease the pain.
All the benefits of bay oil:
– Laurel oil can also help reduce the pain of muscle and joint problems including sprains and arthritis, coughs and colds, viral infections and the flu. It also works as a decongestant and can be used to treat respiratory problems.
– This precious oil is very well known for the prevention of hair loss. Like an astringent, the oil triggers contractions in muscles and tissues. It strengthens the scalp grip on the hair roots, strengthens the gums and stops sagging skin and muscles.
– Laurel oil and thyme oil, have also shown great antifungal activity. In a 2008 study, out of 26 plant species tested, thyme and berry oils were the most effective against Phytophthora cactorum and Cryponectria parasitica.
– Oil from the Antilles Bay (similar to laurel oil), as well as laurel oil, had anti-bacteria properties against other pathogenic species such as Campylobacter, Salmonella, E. coli and Listeria.
15 g bay leaves
200 g sweet almond oil
1 jar or 200 ml container in dark glass
Making bay oil is simple, but you need to know that you need patience. Once it is ready, you will have to wait 40 days for it to macerate.
Start by thoroughly washing the container or the glass jar.
Then put the bay leaves in, taking care to clean them before, so that they have no more soil or other plant remains.
Once you’ve introduced the bay leaves, add the sweet almond oil.
Close tightly and let macerate for 40 days.
If you wish, add a few drops of vitamin E for better conservation.
Precautions for using laurel essential oil:
Noble laurel can be allergic and narcotic in high doses.
This essential oil should be used with caution and should be avoided in children under 6 years of age and during pregnancy.
Clarification: Distinguish the noble laurel from the leaf (Laurus Nobilis, Leaf) from the noble bay laurel, oleander and cherry laurel (very toxic).