Essential bay leaf oil helps in treating arthritis, muscle pain, bronchitis and flu. Smudging is A Native American tradition that uses the smoke from bay leaves to purify a room. Some even believe that bay leaves can help a wish come true.
It is believed that if you write a wish on the back of a bay leaf, the wish will come true.
This video presents Kammy Leih who explains that once a bay leaf wish has come true, it must be burned on the last Thursday of November to thank them for their magic. Kammy shows us how to set up a cauldron using a candle, quick-burning charcoal, and bay leaves.
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