There is one very famous herb that will help you relax for a very short time and get rid of tension, nervousness, stress and fatigue … In fact, it is – the laurel!

Laurel since antiquity was highly respected as a sacred tree who’s branches are ents winners and poets as a sign of the greatest honors and glory.

Today, the bay leaf used in horticulture as a tree or as formal hedges shaped, in cooking as a seasoning (bay leaf is in addition to soups, soup, etc..Laurel

Because of the special flavor it gives to food, but not eating, but is ejected from the dishes after cooking) and in folk medicine as a medicinal herb. The medicinal substances are essential and fatty oils from berries and foliage, and as an active substance primarily include pinene and cineol.

Laurel enriches the antioxidant potential for the food, thereby contributing to strengthening the immune system, protect against harmful effects of free radicals, wound healing and protection from viruses.

Vitamin A is found in significant quantities in the laurel contribute to a better mind, maintaining and protecting the mucous membranes and skin, helps to reduce the risk of lung and oral cavity.

The distinctive smell of laurel comes from volatile compounds curative effect on the digestion system and relieve digestive problems.

Tea made from laurel stimulates appetite and digestion, help to calm nausea, alleviate ulcers, cramps and bloating.

The essential oil of laurel can help in the treatment of arthritis, muscle pain, bronchitis and flu.

This fragrant spice has the potential to reduce the risk of cancer because it contains a variety of phytochemicals that possess strong anti-cancer properties. Investigations are ongoing.Laurel-foliage

Laurel relaxation

All you need to do to relax with laurel is as follows:

Take one dried bay leaf, put it in a container where it can burn, burn it and leave the room in which the fire. After ten minutes, bay leavf will burn, and the room will be full of fragrant smoke that will create a special atmosphere. Try it!

Laurel combustion releases the specific ingredients that help us alleviate fatigue and will help us to relax.