LA001

Laurel Oil



FormulaMI NumberCAS NumberC.I.Number
5252


MI: Merck Index Number
CAS: Chemical Abstract Service Registry Number
C.I.: Chemical Index Number


Background

Laurel oil is the fixed oil from fresh fruit of Laurus nobilis.




Synonyms

Lauel oil
Laurel berry oil
Sweet bay
Oil of bay


Uses

Flavor
Cooking
Antipruritic
Hat bands


Cross-Reactions




Unusual Reactions




References

1. Calnan, C.D., Oil of cloves, laurel, lavender, peppermint.. Contact Dermatitis Newsletter, 1970. 7: p. 148.
2. Stampf, J.L., et al., Allergic contact dermatitis due to sesquiterpene lactones. A comparative study of human and animal sensitivity to alpha-methylene-gamma-butyrolactone and derivatives. British Journal of Dermatology, 1978. 99(2): p. 163-9.
3. Cheminat, A., J.L. Stampf, and C. Benezra, Allergic contact dermatitis to laurel Laurus nobilis L: isolation and identification of haptens.. Archives of Dermatological Research, 1984. 276: p. 178-81.
4. van den Akker, T.W., et al., Contact allergy to spices. Contact Dermatitis, 1990. 22(5): p. 267-72.
5. Lovell, C.R., Plants and the Skin. 1993, London: Blackwell Scientific Publications.



This information originates from 


Trey Truett, MD

truettap@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu
.