Oil Summary: India Bay Essential Oil is derived from the pimenta acris – myrtacae, a tropical tree indigenous to South America. Not to be confused with the bay laurel tree, the bayberry shrub, or the wax myrtle, it is actually closer to the tree from which allspice berries are produced. India Bay Essential Oil is steam distilled from the dried leaves and berries of the bay tree, the primary sources of which can be found in the Caribbean, but also in Morocco, Turkey, and Spain. The oil presents as a medium amber to brown liquid with a strong, spicy top fragrance note that is similar to clove, with warm fruity and floral notes. The chemical components of bay essential oil are a-pinene, b-pinene, neral, methyl chavicol, myrcene, a-terpineol, geranyl acetate, chavicol, limonene, linalool, and eugenol – about 70% phenols. India Bay Essential Oil primarily used as a hair tonic, or as a treatment to prevent hair loss, and you’ll find it as a component of many men’s soaps and toiletries. it also lowers body temperature, which can help to reduce a fever caused by influenza or viral infection. it stimulates digestive enzyme production which helps the body break down food more quickly and efficiently. Also stimulates the digestive and excretory tract, promoting good bowel and colon health. helps to lessen acne outbreaks, especially if related to overly oily skin. it als tightens the pores and stimulates blood flow, helping the outer surface of the skin to detoxify and become more healthy-looking.
Botanical Name: Pimenta Racemosa
Plant Origin: India
Processing Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Odor and Color: A yellow or brownish yellow liquid with a pleasant aromatic odor and a pungent and spicy taste.
Main Constituents: Not available
Blends well with: Not available
Contraindication: Do not use during pregnancy. Head warning signs that are included with our bottles.