Bay leaf is a spice plant that is easy to grow. Syzygium polyanthum that's its Latin name, a medium-sized plant and can reach a height of 30 meters. Salam plants are spread in primary and secondary forests, from the coast to plains with an altitude of 1000 m (Java), 1200 m (Sabah) and 1300 (Thailand). This tree originates and grows widely in Southeast Asia, such as Burma, Indochina, Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Kalimantan and Java. In Indonesia, bay trees grow in gardens, people's yards, and other agroforestry areas for their leaves.
Bay Leaf Nutrient Content
Bay leaves contain several useful chemicals such as essential oils, flavonoids, and tannins. In addition, this plant also contains several types of vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin B9. It also contains carbohydrates, calories, minerals, and fiber.
The Benefits of Bay Leaf for Health
Treating kidney stones
Helping burn body fat
Overcoming uric acid
Improving heart performance