Bay laurel is native to the southern Mediterranean region. In ancient Greece it was known asDaphne, the Greek name for Laurel, and Hippocrates used it to treat hysteria and during childbirth. Laurel is rich in vitamins A & E, metals and fatty acids and is well known for its beneficial properties for health, skin & hair. Its has been used to treat indigestion and bronchitis. When applied to the skin, it revitalizes & restructures skin while having beneficial effect on hair aiding hair loss treatments and reinforcing hair structure.