There are numerous plants from the Mother Nature which can substitute pharmaceuticals and at the same time, provide impressive health benefits. One of them is Laurel, that besides being used as a food seasoning, it offers plenty other uses. It can be easily found at the market. It can treat:
Sciatic nerve problems
Weakness and low energy
Abdominal distention and gas
Contractions in muscles and nerves
In order to enjoy all of these benefits, all you have to do is prepare a laurel tea on the following way:
30 gr of dried laurel leaves)
Put the laurel leaves in boiled water and let them cook for a couple of minutes. Then, remove the pot from heat and cover it. Let it cool down and afterwards, strain it. You can add sweetener. For optimal results, drink this tea two times on a daily basis, in the morning and evening.
The laurel leaves are extremely healthy and they provide the following medicinal properties:
They soothe pain – To get rid of muscle pain, in 1 litter of water cook 5 laurel leaves and put it in the bathtub water. Soak yourself in the bath for 15 minutes.
Laure leaves contain iron, vitamin C, A, potassium, calcium, manganese, and magnesium.
They improve digestion and treat colic, stomach ulcers, and bloating.
They soothe arthritis pain. All you have to do is to rub the oil of the laurel leaves on the affected joints.
Apply a warm compress (which was previously soaked in a bay leaves infusion) on the affected body part to treat skin infections. Laurel leaves contain potent anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.
The laurel tea fights coughs, respiratory issues, flu, and colds. Apply warm compresses with a bay leaves infusion on the chest.
Laurel leaves treat diabetes and regulate sugar levels in the blood.
To prevent dandruff, use a rinse of bay leaves