You might be familiar with the laurel because of the exceptional flavor it provides in certain foods like pasta and chicken.
But generous Mother Nature not only handed us the laurel for cooking, it’s found to be effective in treating various diseases too.
The leaves of laurel contain beneficial nutrients such as vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and iron.
Here are how we can further benefit from Laurel :
1. The laurel leaves are the best remedy when you’re feeling exhausted. It will rejuvenate your body and minimize muscle pain.
– Prepare 5 leaves of laurel in 1 liter of plain water.
– Add this to the water in the bathtub.
– Soak yourself in the water for 15 minutes.
2. The laurel oil is effective in treating arthritis pain.
– Simply rub the laurel oil on your inflamed joints.
3. The laurel leaves have antifungal and antibacterial properties that help treat bacterial infections.
– Put the laurel leaves on your skin.
– Then cover with a warm cloth.
4. Laurel tea is the best natural alternative in treating coughs, colds, or flu.
– In preparing tea, you need 30 grams of laurel dried leaves and water.
– Bring the water to a boil.
– Add the dried leaves and boil it for a couple of minutes.
– Remove from heat and cover the pot.
– Let it rest and cool down.
– Strain the mixture then serve.
– Adding sweetener for better taste is optional.
– Drink each day.
– Using warm gauze on the upper body over the chest area with some infusion of laurel leaves is also helpful.
5. An infusion of laurel leaves can eliminate dandruff by washing and rinsing your hair with the solution.
6. The laurel leaves help with insulin sensitivity and is useful in controlling blood sugar.
7. The laurel is also good for the digestive function by eliminating colic and flatulence, and also helps in treating stomach ulcers.
8. The laurel can also be used as a natural insect repellent.
9. The laurel tea is also good for treating the following health problems:
– Contractures in muscle tissue and nerve fibers
– Mental lagoons
– Low energy and weakness
– Premenstrual symptoms
– A migraine or headaches
– Sciatic nerve issues
– Fluid retention
It is recommended to consume this tea at morning time on an empty stomach and before going to bed at night.