Bay leaves were considered a sacred flower by the ancient Greeks and Romans. This plant was also used as a therapeutic remedy due to the numerous medicinal properties it provides. These leaves were also used to make the Olympiad wreath which was worn as a symbol of honor and glory.
This shows how much laurel was important before. So, there has to be reasonable for this.
Bay leaf has anti rheumatic, antiseptic, bactericide, diuretic, sedative, antioxidant properties. The leaves and berries of the flower are also effective in the treating hysteria, stomach and neurasthenia flu.
The primary effective chemicals of the natural herb are pinene and cineol. It includes many essential natural oils that action calming also. It means that plant also offers psychoactive effects and it can have an optimistic influence on mood.
All you need to do is to light an individual leaf within an ashtray. Then leave the area and go back after ten minutes. Afterwards, the room will be packed with fragrances that will relax you and your whole family.
Take note: Psychoactive ramifications of laurel were detailed in many misconceptions and legends, including the one about the oracle at Delphi, where women chewed bay leaves to start to see the future.