Laurel is a very good spice that has a place in every kitchen and we know that. What some of us didn’t know is that these leaves are extremely healthy.
These leaves are used for the preparation of a medicinal oil that contains many beneficial, health properties. You can prepare this oil at home, and we are going to show you how.
Benefits of the bay leaves:
- They calm the nerve system
- It reduces the risk of colon cancer
- Strengthens the immune system
- It can treat varicose veins and joint pain
- It stimulates the sweating process
- 250 ml. of olive oil
- 30 grams of bay leaves
How to prepare it:
First of all, you will need to crush the leaves until they release a light oil. Then, put the leaves in a container and add olive oil. Close the container and leave it in a dry and cool place for two weeks.
After two weeks you can change the leaves with new ones, and leave it for two more weeks. Then you can strain the oil with a cotton cloth.
Benefits of laurel oil:
- It can treat migraine and ear pain
- You can massage your temples with this oil to treat severe headaches
- It improves the appetite
- It normalizes hepatic and renal function
- It can treat facial skin problems
- It is very effective against acne and pimples
- It eliminates stomach and intestines pain