This hydrosol is steam distilled from the green, fragrant leaves of the laurus nobilis herb cultivated in Portugal. The fragrance is very special and fine, a powerful rich, green, almost a little “chlorophyll” scent with a spicy scented butterfly that pulses in the background.
Blends with: rosemary, sage and other spice essentials.
Constituents: eucalyptol, 12% other terpenes, 8-12% terpinyl acetate, 3–4% sesquiterpenes, 3% methyleugenol, and other α- and β-pinenes, phellandrene, linalool, geraniol, and terpineol.
- It is used in relieving aches and pains of strained muscles.
- It ccan also be used as an astringent to improve the appearance of bruises and skin rashes