What you are probably already aware of is that the laurel is a very good spice with a special place in every kitchen. But, what not all people are aware of is that these leaves, when incorporated into out daily meals, can bring a lot of health benefits to us.

The laurel leaves are used for the preparation of an excellent medicinal oil which is filled with many beneficial properties to the health, and you can create it in the comfort of your own home.

Get Rid of Varicose Veins, Headache, Memory Loss

Get Rid of Varicose Veins, Headache, Memory Loss

Some of the benefits of the bay leaves are – calming down your nervous system, strengthening your immune system, reducing the colon, increasing and stimulating the sweating process, increasing general mental activity and is also used to treat varicose veins and joint pains.

For the recipe, you will need 30 grams of the bay leaves and 250 ml of olive oil. For the preparation part, first you need to grind the leaves with your hands or with a mortar.

Make sure you crush them until they release a light oil. The leaves must be dry. Then, put them in an air tight container along with the olive oil.

Place the container in a cool and dry spot and leave it like that for a period of two weeks. After that time passes, the leaves have to be changed with new ones so that the aroma intensifies, and you do the exact same procedure.

Cover it and leave it for another two weks. Then, apply this oil with a cotton pad or a cotton cloth. Squeeze as much as you can from the cloth so that as little of the oil is retained.

Here are some of the benefits of the laured oil:

  • if you want it, you can heat it lightly, apply it to your affected joints
  • it is used for migraine and ear pain
  • for severe headaches, just massage it onto the temples and the pain will go away
  • it will improve your appetite
  • for reducing the body temperature, replace the aspirin with laurel oil
  • eliminate the pain in your intestines and stomach
  • normalize the hepatic and renal function
  • use the oil as a lotion to solve any skin problems on your face
  • it has proven to be quite the effective lotions against acne and pimples