Bay leaves contain notable plant-derived compounds, vitamins and minerals which offers a wide range of benefits. Being rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, the bay leaf offers various benefits to your skin and has been used in herbal medicine for this purpose. These leaves are exceptionally rich in vitamins as well as copper, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron, selenium and manganese. They also contain essential phytochemicals and volatile oils. Bay Rum has been used for ages to aid in hair growth, the ingredients in Bay Rum helps to stimulate the skin and scalp.