Bay leaf is a popular spice that has a long tradition of use in many cuisines. They are used for preparing different meals, but bay leaves can be used to treat numerous health conditions too. You can prepare a bay leaf healing oil, which possesses strong healing properties. This article will present the recipe for this oil and discuss its healing benefits.

The bay leaf can successfully reduce pain, calm the nervous system, strengthen and boost the immune system and increase your mental activity. The bay leaf oil can be used for treating varicose veins and painful joints besides many other conditions.

Here’s how to prepare it:


30 gr. of bay leaves

250 ml. of olive oil


Crush the bay leaves finely and pour the olive oil over them. Transfer the mixture in a bottle, close it tightly and leave it in a dark and cold place for two weeks, shaking it occasionally. Afterwards, strain the liquid into another container, and keep it in a dark and cold place always.


Use the oil for painful joints, inflamed lymphatic ulcers, migraines and ear infections. If necessary, heat the oil lightly. For strong headaches, apply heated oil on the temple – this will eliminate the pain almost instantly.

Health benefits of laurel oil

This amazing oil has the same effects as aspirin as it increases the body temperature. It can reduce and treat stomach aches and intestinal problems, regulate the liver and kidney functions and improve your appetite as well.


The laurel oil can help treat other conditions too. It can also increase the body’s resistance to infections and boost the immune system. You can use it as a facial lotion to successfully solve skin issues such as acne and blackheads.