Laurel Oil soap
Laurel oil Soap, how did it come to be? and why do people love it?
The history of Bay Laurel
People have been praising laurel for its fragrance, elegance and therapeutic properties. Laurus is a tree which originates from Asia Minor and found its way to Mediterranean countries centuries ago.
Greek mythology mentions laurel oil, the story goes something like this
In Greek mythology, there is a famous story about Daphne and Apollo. In Greek Daphne means Bay laurel. Daphne was a beautiful nymph who did not want to marry. When Apollo saw Daphne, he wanted her and her attention. Daphne on the other hand wanted her life of freedom and was uninterested in Apollo. However, Apollo did not leave Daphne in peace, he kept following her. Daphne was scared and called her father for protection so, her father transformed her into a bay laurel tree. Her father turned her into a tree next to the riverbank she loved. Apollo was very sad after losing Daphne, but he had the tree to remind him of her, so he announced the bay laurel tree to be a sacred tree.
The benefits of Laurel oil soap
Bay laurel has gained a lot of attention recently. And research is proving its efficiency in healing many different types of skin problems and even diseases.
In Aromatherapy laurel oil can help you relax, uplift your mood, and improve mental clarity. And in message therapy laurel oil can help ease muscle and joint pain, arthritis and relieve muscle fatigue.
Laurel oil soap has antibacterial properties, these properties help fight acne. It also has antioxidants and anti-aging properties. that help protect the skin from damage and may even reverse the damage done. Laurel oil soap has antifungal properties which could help fight fungal infections like athlete’s foot and ringworm.
Laurel oil can also help heal wounds and relieve rashes. If you have dry skin, try using laurel oil soap as it has moisturizing properties. It can also help fight against psoriasis and eczema.
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