Our Laurel Essential Oil, we collect the leaves in nature and then distill them by us in Pomarance, in the heart of Tuscany.
The Greeks and Romans crowned their winners with the laurel (Laurus Nobilis) and they used both the leaves and the berries to treat colic, digestive problems, and fever.
The Ministry of Health recognizes its digestive and carminative function.
In aromatherapy it is used as an anti-inflammatory in particular to relieve rheumatic and arthritic pains.
A study published in 2008 by a consortium of Italian and foreign universities (UNI Calabria, UNI Ferrara, Uni Frankfurt) underlined the antiviral activity of Alloro essential oil.
It is suggested by naturopaths to stimulate slow and difficult digestions and to awaken the appetite and fight intestinal fermentation.
It is useful for aromatherapists in case of chronic bronchitis and in flu forms accompanied by asthenia and to calm coughs.
Aromatic herb par excellence, like all essential oils it dilutes perfectly in fats, sugars and alcohol, try it to make bay leaf liqueur instead of infusion or to flavor olive oil or butter as in ours recipe. We also offer it as cocktail finish in our Essentia line
Excellent for purifying the air, it keeps bacterial spread under control thanks to its antiseptic and balsamic action, used as an ingredient in sprays it eliminates mites.
In Psycho-Aromatherapy, laurel is used to help govern oneself, from one's actions to one's diet. Laurel is useful for managing impulses, for organizing the common thing, it removes annoyances and thoughts.
- Room diffuser: choice between 3 and 6 drops in 100 ml. of water
- Bath tub: a few drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (used to prevent the oil from volatilizing due to the heat)
- Massages: dilute a maximum of 1/3 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of oil via
- Food use: do not exceed 1/2 drops every 100 gr. of food to be flavored to add at the end of cooking (we suggest always starting from the lowest recommended dose to possibly increase the drops in the future)
Warnings: Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant or breastfeeding.
It can cause skin irritation in some people
If in doubt consult a doctor/pharmacist