Tree properties are not utilized just as a part of the culinary world to enhance our suppers. It is additionally utilized as a key fixing as a part of Natural Medicine, for the treatment of various conditions.
Benefits and uses of laurel leaf:
The laurel, whose scientific name is “Laurus nobilis” is a leafy tree that grows in humid and fresh climates. Originally from the Mediterranean, it is characterized by its dark green leaves and a brownish gray bark.
In gastronomy, the bay leaves are used as a condiment to highlight and flavor meat, stews and sauces. In addition, we can take advantage of its benefits in the development of natural remedies and treatments to combat multiple conditions.
The laurel helps in cases of:
- -Lack of energy, exhaustion or cases of chronic fatigue
- -Fatigue or blackouts
- -Muscle cramps
- -Premenstrual symptoms
- -Headaches and migraines
- -Problems of the sciatic nerve
- -Infections in the skin
- -Muscular weakness
- -Bloating and flatulence
- -Fluid retention
- -Snoring and sleep apnea
- -Muscle and nerve contractures
Laurel is known to be a great stimulant of the digestive system. It is carminative and hepatic. In turn, it is excellent for the respiratory system and helps to fight the flu. In addition, it improves blood circulation, is diuretic, antirheumatic and antibiotic.
HOW TO PREPARE LAUREL OIL?
- -250 ml almond oil.
- -30 gr of dried bay leaves.
- -Hermetic container with lid (it is necessary that it has an amber color so that the essence does not degrade with light).
Place the leaves inside the container. Cover with almond oil. It is important that the leaves are completely submerged. Cover very well and let stand for 30 days in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight. Periodically, shake the container.