Bay leaf is an herb that grows on a tree, which is a bit unusual. It‘s a bitter, spicy herb used in many recipes, and can also be used to prevent bugs from getting into foods and food areas. This is why I suggest placing them on pantry shelves.
Bay has many health benefits, including
- Stimulation of appetite
- Help for colic
- Relief from flatulence
- To get rid of dandruff
- To help with scabies
Note: Consult a doctor if you are being treated for any illnesses before using any type of food for its’ health benefits.
The nutritional value of bay includes
- Vitamins A and C and B6
- Omega 3 and 6
Some really great recipes using bay leaves include