Bay leaf and Ho wood are so similar in composition and action that I can treat them together as one.
Max. 1 % diluted on the skin.
Contra-indications: not to be used with pregnant women, breastfeeding, children under 6 years of age, not with Parkinson’s disease or epilepsy. Do not use in case of a malfunctioning liver.
Because Rosewood is on the verge of extinction, Ho leaf is a good substitute; this oil has many similarities to Rosewood.
Inflammation, pimples, acne, blemished skin, moisturizing. For eczema and sensitive skin. Nourishing skin oil
Stimulates immune system, stabilizes central nervous system.
Good for chronic or acute infections, bronchitis, rheumatism, nerve pain, weakened muscles, muscle pains.
For cold hands and feet.
Calming for stress, anxiety, works grounding, for chronic physical and mental fatigue. Beautiful oil for lack of enthusiasm, overworked, lack of energy and nervousness.
Ho leaf has a purifying effect.
Dry, older skin: mix 14 drs. of Ho leaf, 10 drs. of Geranium, 14 drs. of Orange with 100 ml. Apricot kernel oil.
Stretch marks and stretch marks: 100 ml. Argan oil with 15 drs. Ho leaf and 3 drs. geranium, massage daily.
Fatigue on rising: mix 4 drs. ho leaf, 6 drs. bergamot and 6 drs. cedarwood with 50 ml. Almond oil. Massage this onto still damp skin after showering.