oil of bay

oil of bay

volatile oil derived by steam distillation of the dried leaves of Pimenta (Myrcia) acris (family Myrtaceae); oil of myrcia; used as an aromatic in the manufacture of bay rum after shave lotion and as a pharmaceutical aid.
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Awake; Asleep and even a collection called Confidence infused with vanilla and spicy black pepper, essential oil of bay leaves and geranium.