Today more and more people are dealing with many types of diseases. Among these diseases, we can include diabetes, cholesterol, insomnia, blood pressure and so on. Even when do not know what is the cause of these problems, we want to get rid of them.
So, we may consult our doctor who will give us expert advice, as well as some drugs that may help us treat the disease. Nonetheless, not everyone is a fan of doctors and hospitals. Also, some may not have enough money to buy drugs.
So, what can we do about this? We have great news! There is a natural remedy that is powerful and effective in dealing with many different health issues. We can take this sheet wherever we go, and it will give us numerous health benefits.
Have you heard about the bay leaf? Yes, that is the remedy that can help you out. Many people know it as seasoning food. Anyway, it is great in the field of health as well. It contains minerals and vitamins which are crucial for our overall good health.
This small tree is native to the Mediterranean region, but because of the changing climates, their natural growth has been shrunken. For thousands of years, this plant has been part of people’s cuisines.
Italians add the whole leaves to some specific dishes and then, they remove them or use them as a decoration. The whole leaves are not consumed. Usually, people use it as a spice to stews and soups.
There are many other plants that remind of this one, but they do not contain the same nutritional values.
Additionally, this leaf is powerful enough to fight against some diseases. Also, it helps in treating diabetes, cholesterol, insomnia, and blood pressure. But, bay leaf has many other benefits.
Health benefits of laurel sheet
The bay leaf is great as a spice to flavor our meals. Nonetheless, it is very useful in natural medicine too. Sadly, there are not many people that know its benefits. So, if you want to know what other benefits this leaf offers, read on to find out.
The bay leaf helps in fighting:
- Fluid retention
- Distension in the abdomen
- Gas problems
- Sciatic nerve pains
- Cutaneous infections
- Muscular exhaustion
- Lack of energy and weakness
- Premenstrual syndrome
But, how we can use the benefits? One way is to make a laurel (scientific name) leaf tea. This tea can improve our health by offering us its benefits.
How to make the tea?
- A cup of water
- 30 grams of dry bay leaves
Boil the water and add the leaves. Continue boiling for a few more minutes. Turn off the stove, cover your pot, and let it stay until the tea is cold.
In the end, filter the tea and pour it into a cup. You should drink this tea on an empty stomach in the morning, and before bed. Use natural sweetener for a better taste. But, it is better to drink it without sweeteners. Enjoy your tea and its benefits.