Greek mythology gave the laurel a symbol of triumph, greatness and honor, and the Romans already crowned their great warriors or their sportsmen with laurel crowns.

This ancient tradition is still preserved and the winners of the various disciplines at the Olympic Games today also are offered a laurel wreath as part of their award.

But with the passage of time it happened to have another type of uses related more than anything with the gastronomy, since the leaves of laurel perfume with a special touch the red meats.

But today we will announce a completely different use of laurel that has to do with its medicinal properties: Laurel oil.

This medicinal oil has stimulating properties of the digestive system, decreases joint pain and its relaxing action relieves stress and tension.

For more details on the medicinal and positive effects of laurel oil, we detail all the uses you can give:

– It promotes digestion, works as a hepatoprotector, prevents acidity, intestinal spasms and inflammation.

– Relieves the effects of flu, bronchitis, cough and other diseases of the respiratory system.

– Improves blood circulation and prevents atherosclerosis.

– Relieves rheumatic diseases by deflating joints and reducing pain.

– Improves brain function and stimulates memory.

– Regulates menses.

– It stimulates the elimination of liquids and relieves the ailments related to the water retention, since at the same time it discards toxins and purifies the organism.

– Laurel oil is applied as an antirheumatic aid helping to decrease inflammation and relieve pain.

– It has a regenerating effect of the hair when it massages on the scalp thus avoiding the fall of hair and preventing the baldness.

– It is ideal to take care of the skin, to treat fungi, to relieve affections produced by blows, burns, acne, ulcers and like a regenerator of the epidermis.

To prepare this homemade laurel oil you will need:

– 15 bay leaves.

– 250 ml of olive oil.

– 1 bottle with tight lid.

preparation:

– Chop the bay leaves with the aid of a mortar, with a knife or simply with the hands.

– Place the mashed bay leaf inside the jar and cover with olive oil.

– Close the bottle tightly and place in a dry and cool place to macerate and peel off its properties for two weeks.

– After that time, you are ready to use.

– Paste and store in another bottle.

– Use this oil to rub the joints and thus relieve the pain or also to massage muscles and strain tensions.

Warning:

Laurel infusions are contraindicated in pregnant women, breastfeeding women, children under six years of age, and patients with gastritis, gastro ulcers, liver and gastric problems, or patients with Parkinson’s disease or other neurological diseases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greek mythology gave the laurel a symbol of triumph, greatness and honor, and the Romans already crowned their great warriors or their sportsmen with laurel crowns. This ancient tradition is still preserved and the winners of the various disciplines at the Olympic Games today also are offered a laurel wreath...