Laurel
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Laurel

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Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Laurel is a perennial tree of Mediterranean and central Asia. It is used since ancient Greek and Roman years, playing a great role in those societies. Apart from its medicine and cooking properties, laurel had many symbolic roles, such as the symbol of wisdom and poetry. In ancient Greece a wreath of laurel was commonly given to the winners of athletic competitions, a tradition which still exists.

The consumption of laurel helps breathing system by improving the respiratory tract. Also, the beverage of laurel’s leaves is a good antiseptic which can be used on injuries. Furthermore, the essential oil of laurel is very good for hair.

The part of the plant that is used in cooking is the leaves. They are often used in meat, fish and legumes. Many times, laurel leaves are used to flavor sauces. The taste that laurel provides to food is a very common traditional taste that fulfills many Greek dishes.

Laurel (Laurus nobilis)

Laurel is a perennial tree of Mediterranean and central Asia. It is used since ancient Greek and Roman years, playing a great role in those societies. Apart from its medicine and cooking properties, laurel had many symbolic roles, such as the symbol of wisdom and poetry. In ancient Greece a wreath of laurel was commonly given to the winners of athletic competitions, a tradition which still exists.

The consumption of laurel helps breathing system by improving the respiratory tract. Also, the beverage of laurel’s leaves is a good antiseptic which can be used on injuries. Furthermore, the essential oil of laurel is very good for hair.

The part of the plant that is used in cooking is the leaves. They are often used in meat, fish and legumes. Many times, laurel leaves are used to flavor sauces. The taste that laurel provides to food is a very common traditional taste that fulfills many Greek dishes.