Bay leaf is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, calcium.They have proven to be very useful in migraines. Bay Leaf contains eugenol,which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Bay leaf is also an antifungal and antibacterial.
The correct and the best way to use this wonderful mild leaf is by twisting it gently and breaking it into two halves before you sauté it with other ingredients. It can be used whole or as dried.
Did you Know:
Bay leaves were used to lessen the effects of bees and wasp stings during ancient times.In the roman culture bay leaf was considered a symbol of brilliance and glory.