While bay leaves are often found in various ethnic cuisines, many people don’t know that bay leaves have incredible power when burned inside the home as well. We’ve listed some great ways that burning bay leaves helps your mood and your home!
Bay leaves contain a chemical known as linalool- it’s a compound that helps reduce anxiety. A recent study by According to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetics, 10 minutes and you will feel instantly better!
Have a headache? Try burning some bay leaves! These magical herbs have cineol, pinene and elemicin compounds, which are proven to help relief headache pains. It also helps with problems with fatigue!
Clear Your Respiratory System
Bay leaves are great for your lungs! The leaves contain myrcene and eugenol, and if inhaled after burning, it can help with breathing and clear out your airways.
Besides just burning the bay leaves, ingesting them can help in other ways including:
- heart health
- cancer prevention
- pain relief
- benefit the fetus during the first trimester of pregnancy
- immunity boost
- intestinal issues
- kidney stones relief
- dandruff removal
The list of relief that bay leaves provide is absolutely endless! Make sure to bring them into your home for both consumption and burning!