Bay leaves have a long history in the culinary world, having been used to create crowns, a symbol of grandeur, fame, and exceptional talent.
Nowadays, they are commonly used in cooking to impart a unique flavor and aroma to dishes. Bay leaves are available in both whole leaf and powder form. It is important to note that the addition of bay leaves to dishes should be done in moderation, avoiding bitterness, and that whole leaves should be removed and disposed of.
Other medicinal properties of Bay leaves
In addition to their culinary applications, bay leaves have other medicinal properties, such as antiseptics, anti-inflammation, and analgesia. Additionally, tinctures derived from bay leaves are used to boost immunity, combat viruses, reduce coughs, and remove bad breath.