Laurel leaves 50gr
Laurel – the noble
Scientific name – Laurus nobilis
The ancient Greeks had dedicated the laurel to the god Apollo and the god of medicine Asclepius. Wreaths were made from its branches to honor heroes and athletes. Ancient Greek doctors and pharmacologists widely used the leaves and fruits of laurel, for its tonic properties, in the stomach and bladder. Hippocrates administered it as an analgesic and Dioscorides used it to dissolve kidney stones. It was also recommended against rheumatism, arthritis, indigestion and aerophagia.
Some of the healing properties
- Antispasmodic, antipyretic
- Relieves neuralgia
- Digestive, cholagogue
- Relieves arthritis and rheumatism
- it is recommended for hair loss
- the powder of bay leaves locally stops nosebleeds.
- Laurel essential oil helps students concentrate and perform better.
- recommended as an expectorant and is valuable against colds, bronchitis and runny nose
Some ways to use
- decoction on bay leaves
- infusion on bay leaves
- bay leaves are used as a flavoring in sauces, yoghurt, fish, marinades, legumes, etc.
- Externally: The oil of the laurel leaves is used in rheumatism
It is reported that in large quantities it acts as an emetic
- Bay fruits should not be consumed by pregnant women because they cause miscarriage.
- Laurel oil is not suitable for drinking and should not be used plain on spreads because it causes burns.
The presentation of herbs is for informational purposes only. Herbs should be consumed with caution and with the consent of the doctor, especially for those who are receiving medical treatment, but also for pregnant women, nursing mothers and children.
Herbs are not drugs, nor should we consume them recklessly. They cannot cure all diseases. Plants should be used in moderation and always on the advice of experts who know better. Before using any herb, it is essential to make sure it is the right one. Misidentification of herbs is often the cause of many side effects.