Before we begin, I need to ask you something – do you know what bay leaves are and that they were sacred for ancient Romans and Greeks? Also, did you know that lots of people used them for centuries as a natural cure?
Side note: this herb Is mostly used as a spice, but for healing with laurel and the berries of it was known long time ago. The best active agents in this are cineol and pinene. Also, we have to say that it has soothing essential oils too. experts claim the laurel has a psychoactive impact and this is done through chewing the bay leaves.
These benefits are mentioned in many legends and myths, like the one of Delphi; people chew bay leaves and can see the future! Also, the essential oils of the bay leaves soothe your body and mind while they burn.
Bay leaves for anxiety and stress
Put one such leaf in ashtray and light it. After 10 minutes the room will smell amazing and soothe the tense energy.
The bay leaf soothes belly ulcers too and relieves chronic pain (colic) and flatulence too. It is used also as an arthritis cure, for pain in muscles, and flu. This leaf is famous everywhere and I is even put on the head of Olympic winners.
This leaf helps for the rheumatoid issues, is antiseptic, diuretic, antioxidant and sedative for the mood. These leaves and berries can cure hysteria, stomach flu, and neurasthenia.