Common Name: Bay
Botanical Name: Pimenta racemosa
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Spicy, sweet, warm.
Appearance: Colorless to golden yellow.
Consistency: Thin to medium
Blends Well With: Cedarwood (any), Citrus (Any), Coriander, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Pepper (Black), Rosemary, Thyme, and Ylang Ylang.
Description: Bay, not to be confused with Bay Laurel (a completely different plant), is a highly regarded essential for many reasons. It is one of the essential oils that appeal to men due to its masculine, spicy aroma. You can find it as an ingredient in many colognes, including high end colognes. There are many women's perfumes that have also have taken advantage of the aroma that Bay offers.
Bay is not just an aroma powerhouse, but it is also used in culinary as well as natural medicine. This essential oil is considered a must-have for the essential oil lover who is ready to go beyond "beginner."
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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