Common Name: Bay
Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis
Production Method: steam distillation of leaves and branchlets
Properties and Uses: Analgesic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Astringent, Diuretic, Insecticide, Stimulant, and Tonic among others.
Botanical Safety Information: Generally safe, longer term (3 weeks or more) skin application may result in sensitization or irritation. Tested non-toxic at low levels. Avoid when pregnant. Possible skin irritant. Potentially sensitizing.