Native to Mediterranean countries, Bay leaves' delicate fragrance makes it a popular spice to use in stews and marinades.
The benefits of bay leaves have been known for a long time. This spice is the strongest antiseptic. Due to the content of tannins, bay leaf strengthens the protective functions of the body and resists the spread of pathogenic bacteria. It contains laurel substances that contribute to the removal of toxins and other harmful substances from the body. The spice has a positive effect on the cardiovascular system, as it increases blood circulation and the permeability of the vessel walls. Use bay leaves to lower blood sugar levels. Laurel is an excellent prophylaxis, and it is also used during the treatment of tuberculosis, fever, colitis and nervous problems.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Turkey
INGREDIENTS: 100% Bay leaf
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight
HOW TO ENJOY
Bay leaves are usually used whole in dishes such as stews, soups and sauces and then removed from the dish after cooking.
Bay leaf is also used for the preparation of various marinades and preserves. The spice improves the taste of meat and fish dishes. Laurel adds piquancy to legume based dishes. The spice goes well with various vegetables as well as in sauces and gravies.