Latin Name: Pimenta Racemosa.
Plant Part Used: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation.
The West Indian Bay is another plant that has been prized for its uses in medicine and cooking. Bay leaves have been used in various types of cooking and condiments and the fruit is one of the ingredients of All Spice.
Bay has long been used in hair tonics as it is said to be for the scalp as well as treating the hair itself and promoting growth. It is also said that Bay is good for aches, pains, circulation and rheumatism as well as being an aid to the immune system when fighting disease.