Bay Rum, West Indies

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Bay Rum, West Indies, Pimenta racemosa

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Bay Rum
Scientific Name:    Pimenta racemosa
Country of Origin:    West Indies
Synonyms:    Myrcia acris, Pimenta acris, myrcia, bay, bay rum tree, wild cinnamon, bayberry, bay leaf (oil)
Plant Family:    Myrtaceae
Plant Parts Used:    Leaves
Extraction Method:    Distillation
Physical Characteristics:    Dark yellow mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s):    Middle
Aroma:    Fresh spicy top note and a sweet-balsamic undertone.
Main Constituents:    Eugenol (up to 56%), myrcene, chavicol and in lesser amounts methyl eugenol, linalol, limonene among others
Blends With:    Lavender, Lavandin, Rosemary, Geranium, Ylang Ylang, citrus and spice oils.
Safety Precautions:    Moderately toxic due to high eugenol content. Also a mucous membrane irritant – use in moderation.

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