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Parsley - Petroselinum crispumPromotes healthy digestion; maintains healthy blood pressure; supports prostate health; promotes thyroid health.
The most common use of parsley is as an edible breath freshener. In cooking, parsley lightens the taste of garlic and the odor of fish. Parsley can be added to almost any food except sweets. Naturopathic practitioners often recommend fresh parsley as a detoxifier because of its concentrated chlorophyll.
Chinese and German herbologists recommend parsley tea to help control high blood pressure.
When crushed and rubbed on the skin, parsley is said to reduce itching of mosquito bites.
The essential oil apiole found in all parts of parsley are a proven kidney stimulant.
Parsley appears to enhance the body's absorption of manganese, which is important to help build bone. The absorption appears to be especially enhanced when parsley is eaten in conjunction with copper and zinc rich foods such as shellfish and whole grains.
Gentle diuretic; promotes urinary tract health; supports kidney & bladder health; eases bloating associated with the menstrual cycle.
Parsley has been recognized for its therapeutic benefits as far back as ancient Greece. Today, it is included in several European medicinal guides, primarily as an herbal agent for cleansing the urinary system. Enhance Parsley’s flushing effect and combine it with Uva Usi, Buchu, Goldenseal, and Juniper berries. Interestingly, from the 1850s through the early 1920s, Parsley was listed in the United States Pharmacopoeia as an official diuretic. Parsley leaves are also an abundant source of potassium, iron, Vitamins A, B & C, and breath-freshening chlorophyll. COMMON NAMES: Common Parsley, Garden Parsley, Inn-Sai.
Parsley (Petroselinum) is a bright green biennial herb, often used as spice. It is common in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking. In modern cooking, parsley is used for its leaf in much the same way as coriander (which is also known as Chinese parsley or cilantro), although parsley is perceived to have a milder flavor.
|Parsley root salad, very popular in German and Scandinavian cuisine, can increase risk of sunburn if eaten by fair-skinned person who take ACE inhibitors (e.g., lisinopril) for high blood pressure. Parsley leaf and parsley seed do not have this effect. Pa|