Bay Leaves Whole
Botanical Name: Laurus nobilis
Sweet bay is an herb. The Greeks made it famous by crowning their heroes with wreathes made out of sweet bay leaves. In addition to decorative use, the leaves and oil are used to make medicine.
Sweet bay is used to treat cancer and gas; stimulate bile flow; and cause sweating.
Some people apply sweet bay to the scalp for dandruff. It is also put on the skin for pain, especially muscle and joint pain (rheumatism).
The fruit and fatty oils of sweet bay are used on the skin to treat boils (furuncles) caused by infected hair follicles.
In food, sweet bay is used as a seasoning in cooking and in processed foods.
In manufacturing, the oil is used in cosmetics, soaps, and detergents.
• Skin boils
• Seasoning in food
• Stimulating bile flow
• Causing sweating
• Topical joint and muscle pain treatment
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