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Bay Essential Oil

Health Benefits Of Bay OilBay Essential Oil is one of not very much known essential oils which however has a great variety of therapeutic properties and very high medicinal values so it can be used to treat and prevent certain health conditions. Bay Essential Oil is produced from the Laurus nobilis tree, known also as the Mediterranean bay or laurel. For producing this oil, mature leaves are collected, and then they undergo the process of steam distillation which usually includes adding salt (or seawater). Laurus nobilis trees are native to the Caribbean islands and bay essential oil has been produced for many centuries in that region. As historical documents say, health benefits of bay oil were very well known in Ancient Roman and Geek Empires, and this oil played a role in certain religious or cultural traditions and rituals. (more…)