This sturdy evergreen tree is a native of West Indies. The Bay tree grows to about 10 meters (30 feet), has long aromatic lance-shaped leaves and small white-yellow flowers and black berries.
The benefit of Bay oil lies in its calming and warming effect on emotions.
Useful to treat general aches and pains, including rheumatic pains. It also settles the digestive system and acts as a tonic on the liver and kidneys.
Bay essential oil is also helpful with hair and scalp conditions.