Apollon Greetings! the evergreen shrub was in ancient Greece and in the romans symbolizing wisdom, has it but - was apollon thanks - managed even in our courts. the mace-like balsam aroma of laurel leaf adds great soups, stews, lamb, beef and wild. but also beans, lentils, tomatoes and even fruit compote benefit immensely from its characteristic aroma. laurels this you deserve!