Laurus Nobilis L. Origin: Albanian LAUREL, THE TRIUMPH PLANT. In Ancient Rome, a laurel wreath was worn on warriors. braver and braver. The Greeks, for their part, said that the plant was the personification of a nymph. It was also an element. frequently used among sorceresses and, in turn, the symbol of the Inquisition. It is a very powerful vegetable to fight viruses, fungi and bacteria. It also has analgesic properties and tones the nervious system. In many cultures it is considered a symbol of good luck.