If you have ever been in aВ yoga studioВ or new age book shop, you have probably noticed that these placesВ have a very particular smell.
Many ofВ these kind of locationsВ regularly practice smudging with aВ smoke of sacred herbs.
It is a traditional ritual from theВ ancient Greeks and Romans, which is used for thousands of years in back.В Symbolic significance of this mythical herb is honor and glory and this is why people placed laurel wreath on winnerвЂ™s heads of the Olymic Games.
Laurel was important for our ancestors. It has aВ healing properties. The main active substances of Laurel are pinene and cineol.
TheВ essential oils of Laurel with the otherВ active substances have ability to calm.В All you need to do is to light aВ fire on one laurel leaf, leave it in ashtray and return in the room after 10 minutes.В The room will be filled with soothing scents that will affect on everyone in the house.
TheВ healing properties ofВ Laurel acts asВ antiseptic, antireumatic, sedative, diuretic and antioxidant.В TheВ soothing scentsВ will improve your mood. Also the leaves and its fruit are effective in treatment of hysteria and cold.