Botanical name: Laurus nobilis
Native to: Mediterranean
Actions: Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial diuretic with antioxidants to aid detoxify the body, relieve gastric upsets and protect the cardiovascular system. Aids to lower blood sugar levels, reduce stress and known to possess anti-cancer properties.
Description: True bay leaf is widely used for culinary purposes, particularly in the Mediterranean region, but can also be consumed as tea. Its high content combined with its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties can relieve gastric upsets, ranging from indigestion to IBS. Additionally, they aid to detoxify the body via its diuretic qualities.
Cardiovascular benefits are thought to stem from antioxidants as well as specific compound acting on insulin receptors to improve their function. This helps to lower and regulate blood sugar levels to benefit diabetics as well as use as a preventative. Can reduce stress and anxiety by reducing hormone levels. Compounds found in bay leaves may reduce the risk of certain cancers.
All information on this site is for informational purposes only. You should talk with your health professional if you suffer from an existing health condition, or if you are on other medication, prior to consumption of our products.
You can order BayLeaf online by choosing one of the different sized packs in the weight drop down menu and adding it to your cart…….
Our Herbs and Teas are Hand Packed in Earth Bags to minimise portage costs and save the environment. We send our herbs and teas via Australia Post in Compostable Mailers.