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(Laurus nobilis)
Common names: Baie, Bay, Bay Tree, Daphne, Grecian Laurel, Indian Bay, Lorbeer, Noble Laurel, Roman Laurel.
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Parts Used: Leaves. Methods Used: Water extraction, oil extraction.

Spiritual Uses: Believed to provide inspiration, vision, the ability to break free.

Burned by the priestesses of the Triple Goddesses, Laurel counteracts negativity and restriction.

Laurel leaves were used to make the victory crown of the Romans.

Place Laurel leaves under your pillow for inspiration and vision.

Physical Uses: An infusion of the leaves stimulates the appetite and promotes a healthy digestion. Used to relieve colic and gas.

A decoction of the leaves, mixed with honey, makes a good chest plaster for colds or flu.

The oil is considered a strong antiseptic.

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