Back in the day our ancestors was not exposed to the modern medicines we have today, instead, they were relying on medical herbs to cure their illness from time to time. Although it is a known fact that these days, processed medical drugs are here to help us get through another day, the power of using herbs are still existing.
Take bay leaves for example, it may look that there’s nothing special with it, but as an aromatic plant used for cooking. However, you’d be surprise how it can benefit ones health, most especially if you go ahead and burn it.
As mentioned, bay leaves have these strong aroma for it is used as an ingredient for cooking to make your food smell good, but its unfamiliar smell possess astonishingly good effects on people.
They say that whenever you feel stress or sort of in a bad mood, simply burn a leaf or two in an aluminum baking tray in your room and leave it for a couple of minutes. The moment you came back to your room, the smoke of the herb will make your mind and muscles feel more relaxed and you’ll find it easier to focus.
It is said that, bay leaves’ herbs contain strong anti-inflammatory and calming characteristics and it can also be used if you want to relieve your surroundings.
Of course, whenever you decide to burn some these, you should always be careful and make sure that it is far from anything flammable like papers and woods. That aside, it is surely an amazing plant that can help you get through every passing day.