It is a Native American tradition to burn bay leaves or other sacred herbs to purify a room. Bay leaves are part of many legends since ancient times. Bay leaves have a role in Greek and Roman folklore and steady presence in Indian and Carribean culture and cuisine. Burning Bay leaves will calm you and put you in a relaxed state of mind. This is great treatment for fatigue, tension and stress.
The health benefits of the laurel leaf:
Calms the nervous system
Boosts overall mental activity
Strengthens the immune system
Increases and stimulates the sweating process