Nature has provided us with all the cures for modern ailments and diseases, and all we need to do is find them out. Lots of plants and foods are the keys for people’s optimal health because they offer powerful medicinal properties and can help treat health issues in a completely safe way.
One of these natural cures is the laurel, a plant that is offering a wide range of health benefits. It is scientifically known as Laurus nobilis.
This plant is a small tree originating from the Mediterranean region, and the leaves have been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for millennia, dating back at least to Roman times.
Its leaves are rich in magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamins C and A, and manganese, and therefore, they detoxify the body, slow down the aging process, alleviate respiratory issues, fight inflammation and much more.
Namely, the laurel leaves can treat:
-Abdominal distention and gas
-Joint and muscle pain
-High blood sugar
-Bacterial and fungal infections
-Weakness and low energy
-Sciatic nerve problems
-Colds and the flu
-Contractures in muscles and nerves
-To reap the benefits of these leaves, you should prepare a tea from laurel leaves, as follows:
30 grams of laurel (dried leaves)
Add the leaves to the water after you have boiled it, and cook them for several minutes.
Then, remove the pot from heat, cover it, and leave the tea to cool. Then, strain the tea, sweeten it with some natural sweetener, and drink it twice daily, in the morning and before bedtime.