Laurel under the pillow: the old custom of grandparents that did not deserve to be forgotten

Laurel is a plant used since ancient times, considered sacred by the Greeks and Romans who used it to adorn the heads of poets and leaders, as a symbol of wisdom and glory. It is not surprising that even today it is used to encircle the heads of students who achieve the coveted goal of graduation.

Today we will list all the virtues of this wonderful plant, listing all the reasons why it is good to sleep with a bay leaf under the bed.

In addition to being very useful in cooking, bay leaf has always been used in traditional medicine due to its multiple properties. It helps improve digestion and relieve colic and abdominal swelling, but it also has expectorant properties useful against fevers and colds.

It is also recommended to relieve the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as having repellent properties against insects and parasites.

Additionally, bay leaf is also an excellent remedy that helps us sleep  better and longer throughout the night.

This plant has an anti-stress action, which promotes a state of relaxation and helps us rest better.

To take advantage of this benefit, simply  place a few bay leaves directly under the pillow  , perhaps tying them with a string. You will see that the benefits of this wonderful plant will soon be felt.