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Bay Leaf

Goya Botanicals - Bay Leaf (Laurus nobil

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Laurus nobilis L.

Lauraceae

Mediterranean bay, sweet bay

South-West Turkey

Wild harvested

Steam distillation

Gökova, Turkey

November 2021

Leaves

1 year

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Description

Goya Botanicals Bay Leaf Hydrosol (hydrolat or floral water) is obtained naturally during the first half of unpressurised steam distillation process of bay leaves (bay laurel or laurel leaf) which is wildcrafted from the mountains in south-west Turkey. It is 100% natural, pure, undiluted, free from any preservatives, alcohol and emulsifiers. Goya Botanicals Bay Leaf Hydrosol contains approximately 0.05% to %0.30 bay leaf essential oil and has a fresh, herbaceous and camphoraceous aroma.

Uses & Benefits

Besides its culinary use, bay leaf hydrosol is also used for medicinal purposes. As the dried leaves have a favourable spice, it is used especially for meat dishes. bay leaf hydrosol is known to help digestion. It is a useful agent for cleansing and toning the lymphatic system. It can also be used as a mouthwash and gargle for infections and general dental hygiene(1).

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References & Disclaimer

  1. Catty, S. (2001). Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy, p. 117. Healing Arts Press.

Although hydrosols (hydrolat or floral water) do not have as much powerful effects as essential oils, they might have strong chemical and biological effects. The statement above is for information purposes only. It is not intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition. Goya Botanicals shall not be responsible for any harm resulting from the use of or reliance upon this information.

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