Burning Bay Leaves

I’ve been burning leaves lately. Bay leaves to be exact, because for thousands for years they’ve been used for healing purposes.

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Bay leaves contain anti-inflammatory properties and it also helps our digestion and respiratory system. By burning them, you quicken the release of their active compounds. Just inhaling it reduces stress.

All you need to do is to place a dried bay leaf in an ashtray, set it on fire, then leave the room and close the door. The beneficial smell will fill the room, so you can return in a few minutes. Obviously, you will need to put out the embers and start inhaling deeply.

After the bay leaf is burned, it becomes airborne and relieve respiratory inflammations, treat colds, and prevent allergies.  There are so many ways to use bay leaves, including cooking with it. Do some research and find out about all the great ways bay leaves can help you live a healthier life.


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