Parsley Leaves Benefits are great for human health.
Even the ancient Egyptians used parsley as a means to treat kidney disease and urinary tract.
It is also known that parsley helps with inflammation of the prostate, with urination problems, as well as in case of swelling of the legs, rheumatism, gout, obesity, angina pectoris and several other diseases.
It originates from the Mediterranean countries, where it further spread to all countries of Southern Europe. Parsley is equally useful: root and leafs.
Parsley has most potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper and other trace elements important for human body.
This plant is a distinct diuretic and stimulates urination. It is suitable for the treatment of anemia, as it is rich with iron. Even the ancient Egyptians used parsley as a means to treat kidney disease and urinary tract.
Herbalists note that parsley should not be used if there is kidneys inflammation.
It is also useful in the diet of diabetics. Its healing power feel women having problems with painful or irregular menstruation.
Nursing mothers are not recommended to take parsley during breastfeeding, because it reduces and sometimes completely stops the secretion of milk.
If you want to make parsley syrup, which strengthens the nerves, follow the instructions:
Take 1 kg of acacia honey, 2 ounces juice of parsley roots and leaves, 5 ounces of raspberries juice. Mix ingredients well and take one tablespoon thrice before meals.
Parsley tea is good for fevers, excretion of urine and regulation cycle: Take 5 grams of fresh parsley leaves. Pour 1 liter of boiling water. Cover and leave for 10 minutes. Drink 3 – 4 cups (2,5 dl) during the day.
Swollen eyelids: Take 2 grams of finely chopped parsley leaves and pour 1dl of boiling water, cover and strain after 15 minutes.
Morning and evening Put coverings (cotton cloth soaked in tea) from this tea parsley in the morning and at evening, and you will achieve amazing results in swollen eyelids.
Essential parsley oil can cause serious effects on human health, especially irritates the gastrointestinal tract, fatty degeneration of liver, heart arrythmias, and abortions, but also acts hallucinogenic.
As kidney drug should not be taken without doctor’s permission, and parsley oil (Oleum petreselini) should be taken only under doctor’s prescription.