In the food flavor trade. To add spicy camphoraceous notes to aftershaves, soaps, creams and lotions, hair formulas and air fresheners.
The vapors can soothe headaches and relieve sinus congestion. Combined with massage, the fragrance is uplifting and thus may ease lethargy, depressive states, nervous exhaustion, and other stress conditions. It can be used for sports pre-rubs and to relieve muscle spasms after exercise as well as strained muscles, aches and pains.
Caution: This oil may cause skin problems in some people, particularly if used too regularly or at high concentrations.
Bay laurel is my favorite EO for practical application - although I love the smell too! and this one did not disappoint! I am so happy with it. It works just as well as my best Bay ever did in an application for back spams and also helps me with coughs. I am soo happy to have found a really good replacement for the one I had used up it seems in no time flat as I REALLY love bay laurel - it should however be used sparingly.