Fresh Bay Leaves contain a lot of Vitamin C & have immunity building, wound healing & body resistant properties. Bay Leaves are also rich in Vitamain A & B, Potassium, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, etc. They can reduce the effects of stomach ulcers & has also been used to treat rheumatism, amenorrhea, & colic. The leaves are very effective in treating diabetes. The powdered leaves consumed for 30 days has shown a great drop in blood glucose, cholesterol & triglycerides. #dherbs #healthtips
Bay-leaf Tea (Caribbean) _ You might be interested to know how we use it here in the Caribbean - primarily for its folk properties. Read all about it in this week's column. Who knows, you may discover, yet another way to use bay leaves. If you've never had bay-leaf tea, you've got to give it a try. Check out the column for bay-leaf tea combos.
Bay Leaf can be used to increase psychic awareness. Sleeping w/ Bay Leaves under your pillow can cause prophetic dreams. Burning it as incense can promote visions. Write a wish/question on your bay leaf & then burn it, conveying it to the spirit realm. If the leaf crackles & burns brightly then the outcome will be positive. If leaf refuses to burn or smokes, then the outcome is negative. Carry bay leaves to ward off evil.
How To Dehydrate Bay Leaves @OmNomAlly While fresh off the tree is best, dehydrating your bay leaves is a great long-term storage idea for the best soups, stocks and stews of your life! Know someone with a bay tree? Beg them for some of the fresh stuff - it's phenomenal! Have a tree and know some foodie friends? Dehydrating them some leaves is a fantastic present that every home cook will adore you for ;)