Pleasantly aromatic bay leaf or bay-laurel is one of the well-recognized culinary leaf-spices in use since the earliest times. In the legends, bay laurel is portrayed as the tree of the Sun god, under the celestial sign of Leo.
An additional and very effective method to use a bay leave is for chasing away cockroaches! It’s intense aroma is very effective against these annoying bugs. It is a very easy and simple method.
All you need to do is to put some laurel leaves on every side of the house and in the places where you keep your food and you’ll have yourself harmonious and eco-friendly cockroach chaser!
The chaser is mostly functional if you have children and pets, because it is not toxic and there is no risk of poisoning. You can get the bay leaf in two different forms, (fresh or dry). The dry ones are containing a powerful smell and they would be more effective.