Bay St-Thomas,

Bay St-Thomas, organic Jamaica

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Pimenta racemosa

Plant Part: fruits

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Jamaica


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Dark brown
Suave, spicy
Oil Properties: 
repousse des cheveux
Product code: EAB746723

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

St Thomas Bay essential oil is known to slow hair loss, promote hair growth and limit dandruff.

It blends well into hair masks, (incorporated in a vegetable oil) or into shampoo or conditioner.

Analgesic and anti-inflammatory, it is a very warming oil, used diluted in a vegetable oil before applying it to the affected areas.

It is also called "West Indian bay tree" or "Bay Rum Tree".

Origin of this essential oil

Bay St. Thomas' essential oil is obtained by fruit and tweegs distillation issued of organicly cultivated plants in Nepal.


  • Perfuming agent: Used for perfume and aromatic raw materials.

Suggestions for use

  • Cuisine
  • Cosmétics
  • Massage

To find out how to use this product, we advise you to consult The Larousse Bible of Essential Oils on sale on our site or in our stores (book available in French only).


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.
  • Not recommended in case of allergies to eugenol.
  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Do not apply pure on mucous membranes.

More information

St Thomas wood is also called "St Thomas wood", "Indian wood", "allspice", "all-spice", "four-spice", "Saint-Thomas bay" or "bay -rum" is a plant of the Myrtaceae family (such as Eucalyptus, Myrtles, Guava, Clove, Melaleucas, Manukas, Feijoas and about 100 other species).

It is a tree about 20 m high which produces fragrant flowers and leaves.


It is cultivated in all the tropics but is native to the Caribbean.


St Thomas wood has a very important place in the American pharmacopoeia.


Its leaves, leathery and fragrant, distilled in rum, give "Bay Rum", a tonic lotion used as a friction for rheumatism, colds and in local massage by athletes.

"Bay Rum" was originally made in Saint Thomas (United States Virgin Islands).

Main components of essential oil

  • Three chemotypes are described:
    • With eugenol 55% and methyl-eugenol 2%, myrcene 20%, chavicol 10 to 20%, limonene, trans-beta-ocimene, linalool 2%, terpinen-4-ol, alpha-terpineol, alpha-phellandrene, alpha-pinene , terpinolene, beta-caryophyllene 0.5%, delta-cadinene
    • With methyl-eugenol (43%), methyl-chavicol (32%)
    • With citral (more than 80%)

For further information about this product or to inquire about larger quantities, please send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
The availability and price of this product may vary without prior notice, if for some reason the quantity you have requested is currently unavailable, we will contact you shortly to discuss the best options to fulfill your needs.


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The information on this website is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or medical condition. This information has been gathered from a variety of sources and has not been review by Health Canada or a medical professional. Please refer to a qualified health practitioner or medical doctor for any health concerns. ZAYAT AROMA cannot be held responsible for any damages resulting directly or indirectly from the use of this information or our products. See full disclaimer.
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