We use parsley in salads, stews and other tasty dishes. The herb has amazing nutritional value, and is considered a good source of vitamins A, B, C, K, iron and potassium.
Parsley can help you prevent the destructive effect of diabetes on your liver. It regulates blood sugar and maintains healthy weight.
Research has shown that parsley lowers the risk of cancer, protects blood vessels, reduces inflammation, boosts immunity and prevents atherosclerosis, diabetes, colon cancer, asthma and other diseases.
Do you know that parsley can help you reduce swellings in feet? It’s often used by those who need to lose weight before important events as it flushes excess water out of the body.
Pregnant women have swollen feet, but they aren’t the only group affected by this.
Edema may also occur in those who eat too much salt, sit all day or go through PMS. Some say that medications cause swellings, too. These swellings may be caused by naproxin, ibuprofen, hormone therapies or other medication. They may be a sign of blockages in the lymph system, heart failure, swellings of the membrane around the heart or blood clots in the lower limbs.
Swellings are sometimes accompanied by chest pain, dizziness, difficulty breathing, confusion or fainting. If this is your case, call 9-1-1. You may have a blood clot in your lungs.
Parsley is a strong and powerful remedy, and it has been used for many centuries. It’s an incredible diuretic.
Parsley enhances the function of your kidneys. If your kidneys work properly, the water will stay in your body for a short period of time, reducing your risk of edema. Potassium in parsley will replenish the reserves in your body.
Drink parsley tea regularly!
First, boil some water, and add in a quarter cup of chopped parsley. Steep for 5-7 minutes, and drink your parsley tea.
Drink two quarts of parsley tea every day.