volatile laurel oil

volatile laurel oil

[′väl·əd·əl ′lȯr·əl ‚ȯil]
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A bright-yellow liquid with an aromatic aroma, distilled from the leaves or berries of the laurel, Laurus nobilis; main components are cineole and pinene; soluble in alcohol, ether, benzene, and chloroform; used in perfumes, flavors, and medicine. Also known as sweet bay oil.
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