Bay leaf (Laurus Nobilis) is a plant that possesses very strong analgesic properties. This is why bay leaf is great tool when it comes to treating numerous diseases, such as migraine. It is also great remedy for destroying infectious hotspots. It also plays big part in food digestion because it improves and stimulates digestion throughout the digestive tract and helps in reducing blood sugar. Since its strong smell repels insects, it can also be used as a tool against moths. We will now present very efficient, and easy to prepare, tincture against rheumatism, overstretched tendons and muscles, muscle pains, misaligned joints and paralyzed limbs.
The preparation is very easy and simple. All you need to have in order to properly prepare the tincture is bay leaf and little bit of alcohol.
– 30 grams of fresh bay leaves
– 300 ml of 60% alcohol
Method of preparation:
Finely chop the bay leaves into very small pieces and put them in a jar. Add the alcohol and tightly close the jar. Place the tightly closed jar in a warm place and let it stand still for 10 days. Strain the tincture after 10 days and transfer the resulting liquid in a bottle which you can also close tightly.
You can use the tincture to massage painful areas. You can use the tincture in another way – by consuming 10 drops of it dissolved in water, 3 times a day before meal.
This caution applies to any kind of bay leaf consummation. Bay leaf must not be used longer than one month. You must make at least 15-day break before you continue using it. Pregnant women and children under 6 years of age must not use bay leaf.