Bay leaves are part and parcel of the Indian food industry, thanks to their aromatic flavour. It’s sold in stores mostly as dry leaves or in powdery form. But sometimes it’s also sold in fresh variants.
There are a lot of variants in the bay leaf family spreading from Japan to the Mediterranean. These leaves have been known in the medicinal and culinary world for thousands of years, dating from Babar’s era.
Bay Leaves are usually used in the Indian food industry as a spice to flavour their soups and gravy by grinding them. It is usually removed prior to consuming the food. It has a lot of medical industries for treating various diseases.
Benefits of Bay leaf
1) Improving Digestion:
Traditionally Bay leaves have been used to improve digestion and other stomach-related ailments. As per some studies, It relieves abdominal pain, gastrointestinal infections, bloating, and constipation. Various research is currently being done to unlock the Bay leaf’s true potential to unlock the digestive benefits of digestion.
2) Effective savior to control diabetes:
Bay leaves help to regulate insulin secretion by the pancreas. For those who have diabetes, regular consumption of bay leaves might aid in the control of diabetes. A lot of research is currently being done to bolster these claims. Contact your doctor before using a bay leaf as a diabetic control method.
3) Helping to reduce anxiety and stress :
Linalool present in the bay leaves helps to lower the amount of cortisol, a stress hormone in our body. An excessive amount of stress hormones might be dangerous for your long-term health. Bay leaves help you to calm down you in high anxiety moments.
4) Improving skin health:
Bay leaves have a lot of antioxidants. It helps to remove wrinkles and skin aging. Bay Leaf is an excellent treatment for acne. Add bay leaves to your facial steam to open up your skin pores and helps to draw the impurities from your skin.
5) Helps to improve Cardio Vascular Heart health :
Two important core components present in the Caffeic acid and Rutin helps to enhance and improve our heart’s health. Rutin helps to improve and strengthen the blood vessel walls, while caffeic acid helps to dissolve and remove the bad cholesterol from your blood circulatory system.
6) Removing dandruff:
According to anecdotal treatments cited, Bay leaf helps to remove dandruff and to reduce hair-fall problems. Chemicals and other organic ingredients present in the bay leaves help to improve hair follicles and eliminate dry skin among people.
7) Possible study to improve your memory:
In 2021, A group of researchers made lab rats get exposed to bay leaf for 5 minutes in a smoking chamber for 22 days. They found that it helped the rats to improve their memory and other cognitive defects. Though we don’t directly apply animal studies to humans, It helps to understand the benefits of Bay leaves’s potential benefits.
It’s recommended to add Bay leaf in dishes to increase the dish’s aroma and health. It’s not advisable to eat the bay leaf stand alone; it might be hard to chew for digestion. Please press the below link to buy Beewell’s special bay leaves directly sourced from the farmers by pressing this link…