Bay Essential Oil
Bay has a spicy scent and blends well with bergamot, cedarwood, eucalyptus, fennel, ginger, orange, patchouli, rosemary, and ylang-ylang.
Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis L
Other Names; Bay Laurel, Daphne, Indian Bay, Larbeer, Laurier d'Apollon, Laurier Sauce, Noble Laurel, Roman Laurel, Sweet Bay, Tree Laurel, True Laurel
Deities: Adonis, Apollo, Buddha, Eros, and Fides
Planet: Sun ASSOCIATED COLOR: Red
Magic Use: Wisdom, Protection, Psychic Powers, Banishes negative energy, Psychic visions and dreams, Repels negativity and evil. Clairvoyance, consecration, divination, dreams, exorcism, healing, love, passion, protection, psychic protection, purification, wisdom, wishes, endings, good luck, harmony, Imbolc, inspiration, justice, knowledge, magic, memory, money, overcome opposition, peace, psychic development, release, spell-breaking, strength, success, tranquility, transformation, Winter rituals, Yule Use for protection against evil and illness, stops interference. Burn the leaves to induce visions. Wear as an amulet to ward off negativity. Burn and scatter on the floor to purify area. Make a dream pillow of Bay, and put under your bed pillow to induce inspiration and prophetic dreams. For the best power do this with the full moon in Scorpio. Write a wish on a bay leaf with dragons blood ink for a powerful outcome.
Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.