Laurel leaves or otherwise called bay leaves are well-known in numerous cuisines around the world, because people mostly use them for cooking. But do you know what burning several bay leaves can do for you? This seems incredible, but they actually offer numerous benefits for you as well as your home.
We have all probably heard that there are some aromas that can remove the negatives vibes form your home and calm you down. Aromatherapy is being used for centuries, especially in the treatment of various mental disorders. Burning only several leaves at home will improve your sleep, lower your blood pressure and relax your mind. You’ll be more productive at home and concentrate better!
These miraculous leaves are also able to alleviate your anxiety! The best thing about them is that they’re natural! They contain a powerful ingredient called linalool. According to a study by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, linalool can enhance social interaction, but also decrease anxiety. You only need 10 minutes of your time to smell a burning bay leaf! There are people that describe their experience as “mildly psychedelic”, though.
Myrcene and eugenol are two other compounds these leaves contain. They are abundant in anti-inflammatory properties and are mostly used in therapies for stress reduction. They also increase your respiratory function. When you burn bay leaves and inhale these compounds, you will remove any cold or any allergy problem!
Start practicing this today! They’ll help you if you suffer from anxiety, if you’re a smoker or even if you’re constantly sick! Here, we’re also offering you a video that will show you how to do it! Enjoy!