Organic Bay Leaf Whole

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Bay leaf is an evergreen species related to camphor trees. It's also known as sweet bay and laurel. It is harvested from eco-friendly organic farms of India. Bay leaf enjoys the status of a noble herb, the champions of the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. were awarded bay garlands, and wreaths of bay were used to crown kings, priests, poets, prophets, heroes and victors of athletic and scholarly contests in Greece and Rome. All the varieties of bay leaves have a sharp, bitter taste and are pungent. But, it is for the flavor they impart to foods, rather than the taste, that they are used. Enjoy its sweet, balsamic scent and bitter/spicy bite in gravies and grain dishes, with beans and meats, and in cooking blends like bouquet garni. It imparts an irresistible aroma and taste to your main vegetarian as well as meat dishes as well as marinades, soups, sauces, beverages, appetizers and snacks. Bay leaf is used as a spice to impart flavor to a variety of dishes of various cuisines around the world, both vegan and non-vegetarian. Crushed leaves impart a more intense flavor than whole leaves. It is one of the constituents of the Indian Garam masala, a mixture of spices. Bay leaves also have the property of repelling flies, moths, roaches, mice etc.

 

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  • Bay leaf is an evergreen species related to camphor trees. It's also known as sweet bay and laurel. It is harvested from eco-friendly organic farms of India. Bay leaf enjoys the status of a noble herb, the champions of the first Olympic games in 776 B.C. were awarded bay garlands, and wreaths of bay were used to crown kings, priests, poets, prophets, heroes and victors of athletic and scholarly contests in Greece and Rome. All the varieties of bay leaves have a sharp, bitter taste and are pungent. But, it is for the flavor they impart to foods, rather than the taste, that they are used. Enjoy its sweet, balsamic scent and bitter/spicy bite in gravies and grain dishes, with beans and meats, and in cooking blends like bouquet garni. It imparts an irresistible aroma and taste to your main vegetarian as well as meat dishes as well as marinades, soups, sauces, beverages, appetizers and snacks.

  • Nutrient Avg. contents g/mg per 100 g
    Total Calories 313.0 Kcals
    Proteins 7.6 g
    Carbohydrates 74.97 g
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 26.3 g
    Total Sugars 0.0 g
    Transfat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 g
    Folate 180.0 μg
    Niacin 2.0 mg
    Vitamin A 206.0 mg
    Vitamin C 46.5 mg
    Folate 1.05 μg
    Calcium 834.0 mg
    Copper 0.42 mg
    Iron 43.0 mg
    Magnesium 120.0 mg
    Manganese 8.2 mg
    Phosphorous 113.0 mg
    Potassium 529.0 mg
    Sodium 23.0 mg
    Zinc 3.7 mg
    Selenium 2.8 μg
    • Indian bay leaf has analgesic, astringent, carminative, digestive, stomachic, emetic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
    • It is useful in the treatment of high blood sugar, migraine, headaches, gastric ulcers, rheumatism, colic, amenorrhea and a lot of other health conditions.
    • It is a good source of minerals and vitamins.
    • Rich in iron that will help you avoid risk of being anaemic.
    • High in dietary fiber that promotes digestion and lower the risk of constipation.
    • Good for avoiding respiratory, cardiac problems.
  • Organic Bay Leaf is grown well in compliance with nature in South Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka are processed by sun drying.
    • Harvested from organic farms of Western Ghats of Southern India.
    • Processed by sun drying.
    • Pesticide free.
    • Free of fumigants used during storage.
    • Non-toxic.
    • Free of synthetic reagents.
    • No colouring agents.
    • Free of preservatives.
    • Free of impurities.
    • Good for health.
    • Eco-friendly.

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