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CO2 Total Extract
Laurus nobilis

  • Botanical name: Laurus nobilis

  • Common name: Bay laurel

  • Geographical position: 400m above sea level

  • Part of the plant used: Leaf (wild)

  • Appearance: Dark Brown solid.

  • Major compounds: 1.8- cineole, alpha- terpinyl acetate, sabinene.

  • Odor: Natural and fresh fragrance


Chemical Industry
Natural Cosmetics

Traditionally bay leave extract have been used orally to treat the symptoms of gastrointestinal problems, such as epigastric bloating, impaired digestion, eructation, and flatulence. [1]

L. nobilis leaf extract modulates inflammatory signaling by suppressing inflammasome activation. [2]

Also, it is applied to the skin against bruises, dandruff, sprains, rheumatism and herpes. [3, 4]

It has various pharmacological uses such as wound healing, antioxidant and anticonvulsant activity. Laurus nobilis extract shows analgesic, antiinflamtory, antimutagenic and immunostimulant activity. [5]


[1] F.U Afifi, E Khalil, S.O Tamimi, A Disi,: Evaluation of the gastroprotective effect of Laurus nobilis seeds on ethanol induced gastric ulcer in rats, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 58, Issue 1, 1997, Pages 9-14.

[2] Lee EH, Shin JH, Kim SS, Lee H, Yang SR, Seo SR. Laurus nobilis leaf extract controls inflammation by suppressing NLRP3 inflammasome activation. J Cell Physiol. 2019 May;234(5):6854-6864. doi: 10.1002/jcp.27434. Epub 2018 Nov 1. PMID: 30387132.

[3] Roberta Cazzola, Benvenuto Cestaro, Chapter 9 - Antioxidant Spices and Herbs Used in Diabetes, Editor(s): Victor R. Preedy, Diabetes: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants, Academic Press, 2014, Pages 89-97, ISBN 9780124058859.

[4] UNIVERSITY of IOANNINA SCHOOL of HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY of MEDICINE Department of Pharmacology, Medicinal Herb, Laurus nobilis.

[5] Saima Batool,1 Rasheed Ahmad Khera,1 Muhammad Asif Hanif,1 and Muhammad Adnan Ayub2: Bay Leaf. Medicinal Plants of South Asia. 2020 : 63–74. Published online 2019 Sep 20. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102659-5.00005-7, PMCID: PMC7152419.

* Please, note that the above statements are summaries of published studies and and investigations as cited at the end of each statement.

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