Bay leaf is in our area known as a culinary spice that enriches meals with their distinctive aroma and pleasant taste.

That the laurel lot more than that and it brings many other benefits will convince you in this article, in which we will among other things give you the recipe for syrup laurel, as well as tea bay leaf cough.

Bay leaf is used long time ago like a spice and contributed in a medicine because of its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effects. Rich in vitamins from the B group (riboflavin, pyrimidine, niacin and pantomimic acid) that helps a better functioning of the nervous and muscle systems, has a positive effect on the metabolism, hormone levels and the laurel contains numerous minerals: potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, selenium, iron, magnesium and zinc.

Laurel tea could help in the treatment of diseases of the digestive organs, anorexia, loss of appetite, diabetes, in cardiovascular disorders, as well as for disinfection which contain influenza viruses, cold and various other microbes.

Acting sedative have great effect in the case of nervousness, anxiety and insomnia, but if you overdo it with the amount can cause hallucinations. Also, bay leaf provides great help in the treatment of gout and rheumatism, and the essential oil is used successfully in the treatment of diseases of the lymph nodes because it raises immunity and if a few drops rubbed into the area of ​​the lymphatic glands, makes it easier.

Laurel oil improves the respiratory tract, it reduces the unpleasant frequent cough, encourages us coughing the mucus from lungs. Through Photo-therapy used leaves that are harvested when they are already fully developed, not young. In the cosmetics it is showed as an excellent supplement against dandruff and general care of the scalp and is an integral part of many creams and lotions for oily skin and hair as shampoo..


Bay leaf  prevents cough 

Here are some interesting recipes against a strong and persistent coughing:

– Three bay leaves finely chop, pour with 2.5 ounces of water and cook for about ten minutes.

Remove from heat and keep covered for another ten minutes, when you need drain it.

In drained tea, add a tablespoon of lemon juice and two tablespoons of local honey.

A beverage drink two to three times a day in an amount of up to 3 dl.

We recommend a prepared tea bay leaf cough for strengthening the immune system with the flu, which is most effective in bronchitis and breathing problems.


– There is an old folk recipe worth trying out:

In a food 1/2 liter of water and 150 grams of sugar, let it boils and add ten sheets of laurel and boil for 30 minutes. Then remove it from the container bay leaf, and pour the mixture into a suitable cup or jar. Use it freely if necessary!

– There is and another cough syrup laurel, where you will be surprised by its pleasant and mild taste, which is often not the case with other recipes for this purpose. Consume it at once or with relish. The main merit has a bay leaf which is at the same time sweet and bitter, and sour lemon…

Here are the ingredients:

– 6 leaves of laurel

– 2.5 ounces of water

– 6 tablespoons brown sugar

– 1 medium size lemon

In a bowl boil water and  insert the laurel leaves, cover and simmer 6 to 10 minutes. Remove one by one bay leaf, a liquid sleep in her second deep plate. Add brown sugar and lemon wring. Mix it and wait until the sugar melts well.

2-3 teaspoons per day are quite adequate dosage, which will be sufficient to alleviate the symptoms. Use Refrigerated Bay syrup no longer than 3 days. In case of severe cold, take after a slice of lemon and chew them into your mouth. This combination will alleviate dry cough.


Bay leaf EVACUATION excess salt

The bay leaf versatile are very useful for the treatment of a whole range of health problems.

– In the evening take tablespoon list of laurel (finely ground pottery).

– Pour 3 ml of water and cook in a suitable enamel vessel, for up to 5 minutes.

All extradite in a thermos and let it to spend the night.

In the morning drain the liquid from a thermos into another container and deploy drink per day. Drink in small sips, do not drink the whole amount at once.