People today suffer from all kinds of diseases and every day we hear about some new ailment that seems to be the order of the day. We hear about people complaining of high cholesterol, insomnia, hypertension, diabetes, now more than ever and we can’t help but wonder what’s the cause of this outbreak of diseases?
We may never learn what exactly causes these modern ailments but we sure can find a way to defeat them and promote our overall health. If you thin a visit to the doctor is the wisest thing to do you should consider an alternative approach before resorting to conventional drugs and medications. What’s the alternative? Finding a natural remedy that can resolve your problem and restore your health, and in this article we’ll show you exactly how to do that.
Today’s remedy’s main ingredient is laurel leaf, or bay leaf as we all call it. The bay leaf is an amazing condiment we all use in the kitchen, but this herb abounds in a number of health benefits as well. It’s rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals that are essential for our body and can lower our risk of a number of diseases. Studies have shown that bay leaf can help you lower your blood pressure, prevent diabetes, resolve sleeping problems, lower cholesterol levels and so on. In this article you’ll hear all about the benefits of this amazing herb and how to use it to your advantage.
Health Benefits of Bay Leaf
As we already mentioned, bay leaf is an excellent condiment that can be added to almost any food to improve its flavor. In addition to its culinary uses, natural medicine suggest that we use bay leaf to promote overall health and prevent and treat the following problems:
- Sciatica pain
- Cutaneous infections
- Lack of energy
- Muscle weakness
- Headaches and migraines
- Fluid retention
In order to take advantage of this ingredient you need to know how to prepare it. The best way to add bay leaf to your daily routine is to start consuming bay leaf tea. If you drink this tea on a regular basis you’ll experience all the benefits it has to offer.
To prepare it you’ll need the following ingredients:
– 30gr. dry bay leaf
– 1 cup of water
How to prepare it:
Pour the water in a pot over high heat until it start boiling and add the bay leaves. Let it simmer for a few minutes and set it aside. Cover the pot with a lid and let it steep until it cools off. Strain the tea and pour it in a cup.
Drink the tea every morning before breakfast and every evening before going to bed. You can add a drizzle of honey if you like but it’s best if you drink it without sweetening it up.