Bay leaves tea benefits and recipe

Bay leaves or Tejpatta is dried leaves of Laurus nobilis. These leaves are aromatic and bitter. Bay leaves are used to flavour soups and dishes. Bay laurel has sweet spicy smell and medicinally useful in refreshing mind, curing bronchitis and improving digestion.

Bay leaves are hot in potency and dry in nature and cures imbalance of Vata, Kapha in body.


Latin name: Laurus nobilis
Family: Lauraceae
Hindi name: Tej patta
English name: Bay laurel, Indian bay

Ingredients of Bay leaves tea

Bay leaves (3), Tulsi leaves (8-10), Black pepper (2-3), Cinnamon, ginger juice (1/2 tsp) Honey or sugar

Recipe of Bay leaves tea

  • Take water (250 ml) in pan.
  • Bring it to boil.
  • Add all ingredients in this boiling water.
  • Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Filter and add honey or sugar.
  • Drink hot.

Benefits of Bay leaves tea

Helps in curing respiratory infections
Drink this tea to get relief from cold, cough, catrrh, coryza
Good for digestive system and heart
Cures abdominal gas, pain, nausea

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