Greek Bay Leaf (Laurel) from Crete 15gr.HEALTH BENEFITS Medicinally, the leaves of the Laurus nobilis tree, also known as Sweet Laurel, have been used since the ancient times to treat problems associated with the liver, stomach and kidney. They were also used for treating bee and wasp stings. Nowadays, herbalists use bay leaves for treating various health complaints. Here are some ways in which bay leaves are used today:
- Coughs & Colds: Placing a cloth soaked in water in which bay leaves have been boiled provides relief from cough, cold, bronchitis and chest infections.
- Aches & Pains: Essential oil of bay leaf is massaged on sprained areas and for relieving headaches. The oil also provides relief from swellings, rheumatic and arthritic pain.
- Fever: Bay leaves infusion promotes sweating, breaking fever, and flu symptoms.
- Digestion: Bay leaves are used for treatment of digestive disorders. They reduce flatulence.
- 100% Natural Product