Bay leaves is an aromatic leaf which comes from a Laurel tree commonly used in cooking, it can be used whole, or as dried and ground. The fresh leaves are very mild it takes several weeks to develop the full flavor after picking and drying. Bay leaves are pungent and have a sharp, bitter taste. Its fragrance is more noticeable than its taste and They are quite stiff, no matter how long they’ve been cooked. However, bay leaves are generally not eaten whole. Bay leaves are a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, calcium, and magnesium. It contains enzymes that help to breakdown proteins and digest food faster.