Stemming from an extraction in the boiling water of laurel berries, sweet bay, laurus nobilis, it is a greenish, pasty oil at room temperature with a characteristic aromatic smell.
Sweet bay is a plant from lauracea family. It’s a long-lived shrub, native of the Mediterranean basin, which could reach fifteen meters high. Its dark green leaves are persistent, oval, alternate, hard and wavy on edges. Flowering appears in March-April in the form of small umbels of four or five whitish flowers. The fruit is a small egg-shaped berry purplish black.
Traditional ingredient of Aleppo soap
- Take insects and parasites away
- Protect and reinforce hoof horn.