Aromatherapy has reached quite the popularity lately, since many medical experts and training instructors turn to it for help.
Training studios as well as regular homes can benefit a lot from pleasant smells that often affect the nervous system positively and relax the body.
It is a well-known Native American tradition to burn certain plants so they could release an aroma that would eventually provide many healing properties.
Bay leaves have proven themselves successful in the aromatherapy world, by slowly becoming the go-to herb to burn in order to keep your organism operative.
Why Burn Bay Leaves?
Bay leaves have found their place in the Greek, Roman and Native American natural medicine and have become a part of nor only the health but also the culinary aspect of these people’s lives.
Bay leaves are also used in the cosmetics departments, as many lotions, creams and bubble baths are based on this marvelous plant.
Bay leaves are often used as mild a sedative, analgesic, anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory mean.
However, bay leaves also give out antibacterial and anti-fungal qualities that are able to regulate the blood pressure and heartbeat at the same time. Bay leaves are also productive in ameliorating irregular sleep, chronic stress and mood swings.
When it is used in the cooking department, bay leaves can take care of the cholesterol levels and can regulate the glucose levels in the body. In such way, bay leaves also prevent diabetes and kidney stones.
Finally, bay leaves can be turned into a tea, which prevents and slows down Leukemia and any chances for cancer.
Using Bay Leaves Properly
To get the best out of this amazing herb, burn a leaf or two in an aluminum baking tray and lay them out in the room you’re in. Leave them smoke for ten minutes and close the windows to get maximum effects.
After ten minutes have passed, enter the room and enjoy the incredible smell that will quickly improve your mood and energy levels. You can dump the ashes in the garbage once you’re done.