Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis L Plant Part: Leaves Extraction Method:
Steam Distilled Origin: Hungary Description: This is an evergreen tree
which can grow up to 20 meters high with dark green, glossy leaves and
black berries. Color: Pale yellow green to orange brown liquid.
Consistency: Thin Aromatic Scent: Bay has a strong, spicy bay leaf
scent. Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Strong History: Bay Essential Oil
was very popular with the Romans, who thought Bay was a symbol of
wisdom, peace and protection. The Latin laudis means 'to praise', which
is why the victors at the Olympic Games were presented with a laurel
wreath made of Bay leaves. In the past, Bay leaves from the Caribbean
were distilled with rum; the Bay Rum so obtained became a famous hair
tonic and body rub.