Bay leaf / Bengali Matum tea - an immune booster Cock Brand 200 gram Matum or Bay Leaf Matum Tea is the name of the fruit from the Bay Leaf tree, grown in Thailand, India, and Pakistan. It produces yellow flowers, and the fruit resembles a lemon. The pulp is highly aromatic, jelly-like, and has a sweet taste.
These fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals, and tannins, making them beneficial for preventive purposes and immune boosting. Bengal Quince (Matum) can be consumed both fresh and dried to prepare tea or as an additive to tea. The dried fruit is highly effective in treating colds, infections such as respiratory infections, flu, rhinitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, and gastrointestinal diseases, acting as a binding and antiseptic agent, expectorant, tonic, and vitamin supplement. Besides tea, Bengali Quince fruits are used to make delicious, sweet, cold beverages like sherbet and desserts in Thai cuisine.