Bay Essential Oil

[VRI/NE/01-011]

Extraction Method - Steam Distillation

Certificate - ISO, GMP, Organic, IFRA, FSSAI, Halal

Source - Leaves

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₹1,921.50

Botanical Name:  Laurus nobilis L. Common name:  Bay leaf, bay laurel, sweet bay Read More

Botanical Name: 

Laurus nobilis L.

Common name: 

Bay leaf, bay laurel, sweet bay

Plant family: 

Lauraceae

Genus: 

Laurus

Appearance/Color:

pale yellow green to orange brown liquid with a thin consistency.

Odor:

Bay has a spicy bay leaf scent with a strong top note.

Blends With:

Blend with Bergamot, Virginian, Cedarwood, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Ginger, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary, Ylang-Ylange.

Origin

Hungary

 

The bay tree is native to the Caribbean islands from where it is believed to have spread to other parts of the world. Bay held an important place in Ancient Rome and Greece as well, in their religion, culture, and in their medicines. 

This is extracted by steam distillation of fresh leaves of the bay tree, whose scientific name is Laurus Nobilis.

However, science we are here to discuss the medicinal importance of this essential oil, we shall now see what treasures it holds for our health.

This is an evergreen tree which can grow up to 20 meters high with dark green, glossy leaves and black barriers. Bay was very popular with the Romans, who thought it was a symbol of wisdom, peace and protection. The latin Laudis means ‘to praise’, which is why the victors at the Olympic games were presented with a laurel wreath made of bay leaves.

Bay is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in regions with Mediterranean oceanic climates, and as a house plant of greenhouse plant in colder regions. It is used in topiary to create single erect steam with ball-shaped, box-shaped or twisted crowns; also, for low hedges. Together with a gold from, L. nobilis ‘Aurea’.  


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As per NAHA guidelines, New Directions Aromatics (NDA) does not recommend the ingestion of essential oils. It is imperative to consult a medical practitioner before using Essential Oils for therapeutic purposes. Pregnant and nursing women and those taking prescription drugs are especially advised not to use this product without the medical advice of a physician. The oil should always be stored in an area that is inaccessible to children, especially those under the age of 7.


Bay leaf has many traditional benefits in culinary. Despite that is a common part of Indian spices (Hot spices) which is used in cooking to improve flavor and taste of the food.

Bay essential oil in Pharma

The main constituents of bay essential oil are alpha pinene, alpha terpineol, beta pinene, chavicol, geranyl acetate, eugenol, linalool, methyl chavicol, myrcene, and neral.    

The health benefits of bay essential oil can be attribute to its properties as an antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-neuralgic, anti-spasmodic, analgesic, aperitif, astringent, cholagogue, emmenagogue, febrifuge, insecticide, sedative, stomachic, sudorific, and tonic substance.

Essence of Bay essential oil

Its exotic aroma has relieving effects on mind. It is used as spice in Indian foods to add flavoring and taste while cooking.

COMMON USAGE

·        Antiseptic

·        Antibiotic

·        Anti-Neuralgic

·        Anti-Spasmodic

·        Analgesic

·        Aperitif

·        Astringent

·        Cholagogue

·        Emenagogue

·        Febrifuge

·        Insecticide

·        Sedative

·        Stomachic

·        Sudorific

·        Tonic  

Ingredients:

S.No

Key Constituents

Strength (%)

1

1,8-Cineole

38.1-43.5%

2

a-Pinene

7.1-15.9%

3

a-Terpinyl acetate

4.5-7.0%

4

Linalool

6.2-6.5%

5

b-Pinene

4.9-6.5%

6

Sabinene

4.5-6.5%

7

Methyl eugenol

1.4-3.8%

8

Eugenol

1.2-3.0%

9

Camphene

0.7-2.9%

10

Linalyl acetate

0.4-2.7%

11

Bornyl acetate

0.4-2.3%

12

Terpinen-4-ol

2.1-2.2%

13

a-Terpineol

0.9-1.9%

14

b-Myrcene

0.7-1.5%

15

Borneol

0.1-1.5%

16

b-Caryophyllene

0.1-1.5%

17

Terpinolene

0.1-1.1%

18

g-Terpinene

0-1.0%

 

TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Safety Summary

·        Hazards: Potentially carcinogenic, based on methyl eugenol content; essential oils high in 1,8-cineole can cause CNS and breathing problems in young children; skin sensitization (low risk); mucous membrane irritation (low risk).

·        Cautions (dermal): Hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin, children under 2 years of age. Some laurel leaf oils may cause skin sensitization.

·        Maximum adult daily oral dose 18 mg

·        Maximum dermal use level

EU

0.005%

IFRA

0.01%

Tisser and and young

0.5%

 

Safety advice

Recommended dermal maximum of 0.5% and on oral maximum of 18 mg, based on 3.8% methyl eugenol content with dermal and oral limits of 0.02% and 0.01% mg/kg.

Organ-specific effects

·     Adverse skin reactions: In a 48-hour occlusive patch test on 50 Italian volunteers, undiluted Bay leaf oil produced on adverse reactions. Similarly tested at 1%, it produced no reactions in 380 eczema patients. Undiluted Bay leaf oil was moderately irritating to rabbits, but was not irritating to mice or pigs. Tested at 2%on 25 volunteers it was not irritating, nor was it irritating when re-tested at 10%. A second sample Bay leaf oil was non-phototoxic in hairless mice and swine. Bay leaf absolute was phototoxic at 10% or over, but not at 2%.  

Systemic effects

·      Acute toxicity: Bay leaf oil acute oral LD50 in rats 3.95 g/kg; acute dermal LD50 in rabbits>5 g/kg. 1,8-Cineole has been reported to cause serious poisoning in your children when accidentally instilled into the nose.

·  Antioxidant/pro-oxidant activity: A Bay leaf oil showed moderate antioxidant activity in scavenging DPPH radicals and inhabiting lipid peroxidation.

·      Carcinogenic/anticarcinogenic potential: Bay leaf oil containing 2.5% Methyl eugenol was active against human melanoma, renal cell adenocarcinoma, and human chronic myelogenous leukemia cell lines in vitro. Methyl eugenol is a rodent carcinogen if exposure is sufficiently high.

 

 

ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

·        Ecotoxicity: No data available.

·        Bioaccumulation: No data available

·        Mobility in soil: No data available

·        Persistence and degradability: No data available

·        PBT and vPvB assessment: No data available

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