Medical properties include anti-microbial, anti-fungal, hypoglycaemic, anti-ulcerogenic etc. Finds application in traditional medicines of different countries also.
Energy,carbohydrates, Protein, fat and dietary fiber. The remaining portion consists of water. There is no cholesterol present in this herb.
Bay leaves are used for flavouring soups, stews, fish, meat, sauces and confectionaries. The essential oil also finds application as food flavouring agent.