Bay Leaf  Laurus nobilis
Similar in flavor to oregano and thyme. Lends an important flavor to Mediterranean cuisine.

Contains enzymes that breakdown proteins and promotes healthy digestion.

Is a powerful preventative of cardiovascular disease.

Contains properties believed to aid in the prevention of cancer, especially cervical cancer.

The health properties pertain to the fresh leaves.

Native to the Mediterranean and Asia. Greeks considered it a cure all.

The Bay tree was sacred in Rome and was a symbol of honor.


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