Fresh, dried, in the form of essential oil or plant the laurel is used in cooking but is also essential for our health.

The laurel, also called laurel is an evergreen shrub that has the ability to grow easily in any garden. Its leathery leaves are a beautiful bright green. In some areas, it is customary that a laurel planted in the garden protects the house and its occupants. It is not just the flavor of pot-Au-fey or broth, it also has therapeutic qualities too often ignored.

Benefits and recipe tea laurel

Place 5 or 6 bay leaves fresh or dried in 1/4 liter of boiling water and let steep for 10 minutes. Sweeten with honey, if desired. A rate of 4 cups per day, this tea relieves the problems of bloating, flatulence, indigestion. Its antibacterial and ant-inflammatory drugs are a great help in case of cooling, cough, flu, sinusitis, rheumatism.


Virtues of the detection of laurel

A handful of bay leaves to boil up for 15 minutes in 1/2 liter of water will give you a detection effective sinusitis or neuralgia. Apply compresses soaked in a detection of the bay on the painful parts.

Preparation of oily macerate bay leaves and use

Fill a jar of bay leaves and cover with olive oil. Marinate 3 weeks 2 hours in the sun or in a bani-ramie. Filter and bottle. This healing oil is very useful in case of burns.

Benefits of vegetable oil of bay laurel

Vegetable oil is extracted from the fruit of the bay . It is a powerful oil should never use pure. It enters into the composition of Aleppo soap, this soap is particularly known for its beneficial effect on skin problems, including eczema, psoriasis and acne. Diluted in half an oil maceration lily , it purifies and cleanses the skin. It is also an antioxidant. Used hair mask, she hunts dandruff, lice scares and soothes the scalp.

Heal with essential oil of laurel

This is an essential oil (ET) very powerful and therefore, it must be used sparingly and cautiously. To combat fungal infections of the feet or hands and mouth ulcers, apply several times a day is a mixture of 10 drops of essential oils of laurel and 10 drops of oil of lilies maceration . Anointing oil of the same mixture on the plexus, inner wrists and soles relieves the beginning of flu or cooling. This preparation also soothes rheumatism and other muscle aches.


The use of essential oils requires the greatest caution. Young children, pregnant and lactating women should seek advice from a physician or aromatherapist abstain.