Bay leaf is a well-known and popular spice, and it has long had a special place in our kitchens. But only a few know that the leaves of this Mediterranean evergreen tree can be used in many medical purposes, not only for food preparation.
You can use these leaves to prepare healing oil, which has excellent health properties. Today we tell you a little more about the characteristics of the product and the method of its application.
Bay leaf – the health benefits:
– It reduces pain
– It calms the nervous system
– It increases and stimulates the sweating process
– It strengthens the immune system
– It boosts overall mental activity
In addition, you can use it to treat varicose veins and painful joints.
– 30 grams of bay leaves
– 250 ml of olive oil
Mash bay leaves and pour olive oil over them. Put the mixture into a glass bottle, close it tightly and leave it in a dark, cool place for 14 days.
Shake the bottle’s contents from time to time. After two weeks, strain the oil through gauze and transfer the liquid into another container. Keep the derived laurel oil in a cold room.
Laurel oil as a medicine:
If necessary, lightly heat the oil. Rub the oil thoroughly on the sick joints.
In addition to the treatment of joints, laurel oil is also used to treat inflamed lymph ulcers, migraine, and diseases of the ear. If you have a severe headache, it is necessary to apply oil to the temple. In this way, the pain will disappear very quickly.
Laurel oil can replace aspirin, because it is able to reduce the increased body temperature. It also helps in removing pain in the stomach and intestines, normalizes the function of the liver and kidneys, and improves appetite.
Also laurel oil is great for preventative measures. It has the ability to increase resistance to infections, and it is great when it comes to boosting the immune system.
You can use laurel oil at home to prepare lotion to solve problems with the skin on the face. This lotion is very effective in fighting acne and blackheads.