The laurel leaf is well known and favorite spice and has long had a special place in our kitchens. But few know that the leaves of this Mediterranean evergreen tree can be used in many health purposes, not only for preparing food.
You can use these leaves in order to prepare healing oil, which possesses excellent health properties. Today we will present you something more about the properties of this product and the manner of its application.
Laurel leaf health benefits:
– It reduces pain
– Soothes the nervous system
– Increases and stimulates the process of perspiration
– It strengthens the immune system
– It stimulates overall mental activity
Since this mean is well manifested in the treatment of varicose veins and diseased joints, we have prepared instructions for its use and how to treat these diseases just for you.
– 30 grams of laurel leaves
– 250 grams of olive oil
Method of preparation:
Crush the laurel leaf and pour the olive oil over it. Place the mixture in a glass bottle, close it tightly and let it stand still in a dark and cool place for 14 days.
Shake the bottle’s content from time to time. After 2 weeks strain the oil through gauze and transfer the liquid into another container. Keep the resulting oil in a cold room.
Way of use:
If necessary, slightly preheat the oil on vapor. Rub the oil thoroughly into the sick joints and mandatory warm thereof.
Besides the treatment of joints, laurel oil is also used for treating inflamed lymph ulcers, migraine, treatment of otolaryngology diseases, particularly ear diseases. If you have severe headache it is necessary to apply the oil onto the temples. This way the pain will disappear very quickly.
Laurel oil can be replaced with aspirin because it is able to lower the increased body temperature. It also helps in eliminating pain in the stomach and intestines, normalizes function of the liver and kidneys, and improves appetite.
Also laurel oil is great mean for preventative measures. It has the ability to increase resistance to infections i.e. it is great when it comes to strengthening immunity.
You can use laurel leaves at home in order to prepare lotion for overcoming problems with the skin on the face. This lotion is highly effective in combating acne and blackheads.