Bay leaf refers to the aromatic leaves of several plants used in cooking. These include: Bay laurel. Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavor and fragrance. Natureland?s Organic Bay Leaf has a pleasant aromatic taste having ground-grey to greyish brown in colour used mainly as a flavoring agent in culinary, household as well as to prepare homemade medicines in case of cold and indigestion. These leaves are free from living insects, mites and moulds and are free from any dead insects, fragments and rodent contamination.