Burn a bay leaf and wait 10 minutes! The result is just magical! We’ll explain this in our article!

If you pay attention during your visit to the yoga room, the particular smell that emanates from there certainly won’t slip from your nose! Indeed, it is fumigation. Burn a bay leaf and wait 10 minutes! It’s magic!

Properties and benefits of bay leaves.

This Native American tradition consists of using the smoke of sacred herbs to purify a place. Often, it’s bay leaves that are used for this practice, for the simple reason that it is considered sacred.

In addition to its use in cooking, bay leaves are frequently used to aromatise creams, lotions, soaps, detergents, or even toilet waters.

Why is it advisable to burn bay leaves in the house? It’s in order to benefit from its many benefits since it is known as being a tranquilliser, an analgesic and an anti-inflammatory, all at the same time. It’s also known for its antibacterial and antifungal properties.

It reduces both blood pressure and heart pressure. Moreover, it is often used to treat insomnia, stress and improve mood.

Want to take advantage of all its benefits? Here’s how:

1. Pick some bay leaves that have been dried well.

2. Get a metal container (a small saucepan or pot will do).

3. Next, light the bay leaf with a lighter.

4. Place the leaf in the container to burn.

5. Wait 10 min.

You will be less stressed after only 10 minutes! The smoke will relax you and release your muscular tension. The leaf should have been consumed during this period. Please note: If used in cooking, you MUST ALWAYS remove the leaves before serving your dish, as they cannot be eaten.

Be sure not to confuse bay leaves with ornamental laurels. These are the cherry laurel, the dwarf laurel, the oleander, or Portugal’s laurel. Beware, some leaves are very poisonous.

The aromatic species are bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), highly prized by great chefs to flavour their dishes. These are the leaves that should be used to purify your house.