7 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Parsley – Health Benefits of Parsley

Parsley has been cultivated by man for the last two thousand years, and was originally used as a medicinal plant, and only later on was it considered to be a seasoning. There are 2 types of parsley: the one with the curly leaves, which has a mild flavor, and the one with the flat leaves, otherwise known as “Italian parsley”, which has a peppery flavor.

The nutrients found in parsley include vitamins A,C, E, and K, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamins B6 and B12, pantothenic acid, flatus, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate, zinc, potassium and copper. Parsley’s health benefits include diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis control, and osteoporosis prevention.

Furthermore, it acts as an analgesic with anti-inflammatory properties, reliving gastrointestinal problems such as indigestion, cramps, bloating and nausea, and helps strengthen your immune system.

Parsley can:

1. Help with diabetes
2. Control rheumatoid arthritis
3. Help prevent cancer
4. Reduce inflammation
5. Help with osteoporosis
6. Strengthen the immune system
7. Help you with your diet

In order to use it correctly and get the most out of it, you can drink up to 3 cups of this recipe a day. Here is how to make it:

A handful of parsley leaves;
1 liter of water.

Cut the parsley into small pieces and put them in the water as soon as it starts to boil. Turn the stove off and let the water cool. Next, all you have to do is enjoy your tea. If need be, you can store it in the fridge.

Important: Excessive parsley consumption can have side effects, so pregnant women, breastfeeding women, kids and people with kidney stones should avoid eating too much of it.


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  1. You lost me at calcium. Calcium is so over hyped. There are studies showing those with higher calcium have higher death. Just because you add calcium doesn’t mean you add calcium to the bones.

  2. You can make it in a smaller amount…..if you have an electric kettle…..boil water…..pour into a cup and add parsley….STEEP……DRINK..TEA! Those electric kettles boil water in minutes…no pan to clean….use your own judgement of how much to put in cup. It's food not chemicals.

  3. The nutrients found in parsley include… flatus? Intestinal gas? Sorry, that caught me as humorous, lol 🙂 Seriously, I love parsley and look forward to trying this recipe. Thanks.

  4. Drinking this has helped alleviate my mothers UTIs. She used to get them several times a year and the antibiotics did not help but she has not gotten one UTI since she started drinking this over a 1 1/2 year ago.

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