Bay leaves, also known as laurel, are commonly used as spice in many cuisines all around the world. Besides adding a unique and excellent aroma to various dishes, bay leaves can also provide various benefits in treatment of health issues and conditions.
Some of those health benefits include:
- Colon cleanse
- Stronger immune system
- Increased sweating to remove toxins
- Relaxed nervous system
- Reduced joint pain
- Treatment of varicose veins
- Improved cognition
Prepare bay leaves in the following way in order to improve your overall health.
- 30 grams of bay leaves
- 250 ml of olive oil
First, grind the bay leaves, then pour the olive oil over them and transfer the mixture in a glass pitcher. Close it tightly and leave the pitcher in a dark place for 2 weeks. Remember to shake it every day. After 2 weeks, strain the liquid using a cloth and transfer it in another bottle. The bay leaf oil should be kept in a cold room.
In order to use the bay leaf oil, you should first warm it up a little. Apply it on the affected areas and massage gently to treat joint and muscle pain.
In case of earache and migraine, massage your temples with this oil for a quick relief from the pain.
Bay leaf oil also works wonders for improving appetite, it regulates liver and kidney function and can also heal skin issues such as pimples and acne.