Laurel under the pillow: an ancestral custom of our ancestors which deserves to be preserved.


“Slipping a laurel sprig under one's pillow is a time-honored ritual, a nod to the wisdom of our ancestors. Rooted deep in historical and cultural significance, this custom paints a rich mosaic of traditions over time.

The laurel, scientifically termed Laurus nobilis, remains a pivotal symbol in our shared stories. Its emblems of triumph, respect, recognition, and safeguarding are deeply ingrained in our collective memory. In the ancient Grecian era, victorious athletes and esteemed poets were crowned with laurel wreaths, marking their outstanding achievements.

But why tuck laurel beneath one's pillow?

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