Bay leaf and its miraculous properties
The bay leaf is useful. It is successfully used in medicine. But he takes the most honorable place in the kitchen. The use of laurel leaves promotes to increase immunity, it is able to remove accumulated slags from the body. Basically, a bay leaf is filled with various stews or soups. The bay leaf should be put for 5 minutes before the end of cooking. In no case can it be cooked for long. It is extracted from the evergreen shrub, this shrub is called the laurel. The Laurel tree reaches a height, in most cases, from 5 to 15 meters. The bay leaves smell good, but it has a bitter taste.
Besides culinary properties, this plant is widely used in the treatment of certain diseases. In folk medicine, a laurel leaf is used from diathesis. It is used in the form of lotions, infusions and oils. To treat a small child, you can try the following recipe:
- 0.5 liters of water;
- 20 leaves of laurel.
What should I do? Boil water, throw there laurel leaves and boil for 5-7 minutes on a small fire. Next, the fat should be removed from the fire and wrapped in a towel, it will be good if you pour it into a good thermos. You need to insist on laurel cook for about 20-30 minutes. Then it must be filtered. Give 3 drops 4 times a day. The child's age is not less than 3 months.
It is also well known that a bay leaf from acne helps. Basically, with acne people struggle by squeezing out. They can not be squeezed out, because in this way it is possible to cause irreversible damage to the skin. In such cases, either an infection that leads to inflammatory processes and an increase in the number of acne, or remain ugly scars for life. Of course, in this case it is better to pass the necessary tests. After all, the skin disease can cause disturbed metabolism, diseases of the digestive system, hormonal failure, etc. But what to do if you go to the doctor "oh, how I do not want to"?Of course, folk medicine can help us. The rescuer from unpleasant displays on a skin becomes a bay leaf.
You can prepare a tonic at home. For this we will need:
- Leaves of bay leaf.
- Hot water.
- Small capacity.
The container should be filled tightly with bay leaves. Then pour boiling water and insist hours 5. After this, the infusion should be filtered, and applied 2-3 times a day with a cotton swab on the skin. This tonic perfectly dries the skin, removes unpleasant greasy sheen and perfectly reduces the pores on the face.
You can also make a lotion for alcohol, for greater efficiency. To prepare this wonderful remedy for acne, we need:
- Grind the laurel leaf.
- Place tightly in a glass container( fill halfway).
- And completely pour the vodka.
This lotion is infused for about 5 days at room temperature. After he is infused, the liquid must be filtered. The prepared lotion is applied every other day. Must be cleaned from cosmetics skin. This lotion tones well and smooths the skin color. Noticeable results can be seen in a week after application.