The Bay Leaf

Logan Russell

The Bay Leaf Orgin

The bay leaf is grown in areas like Belgium, Russia, India, Italy, North America and France. Turkey is one of the biggest exporters of the bay leaf. The bay leaf grows on the Bay Laurel tree.

What part of the plant?

The bay leaf is the leaf off of the bay laurel tree. Fresh bay laurel leaves have very little flavor. The flavor's start to kick in after the leaves have been let to air dry for a couple of weeks.

Facts and Benefits

Health Benefits: In the Romen Times people used bay leaves to heal bee and wasp sting.

Fun Facts: Eating raw bay leaves is not good for you , but when eaten raw some bad side effects come along with it which makes some people think bay leaves are posinous but they are not.