Parsley is much more than a spice – has numerous medicinal properties, helps in weight loss and combat cellulite.
We are used parsley to use it almost entirely as a spice, in addition to soup or as a decoration on the plate, but its medicinal properties are numerous.
Parsley tea is great for evicting toxins from the body, improves metabolism, but also helps in the prevention of diseases of the heart and kidneys. Parsley contains two very important ingredients, they are the apiolot and myristicin. These elements are responsible for alleviating urinary tract.
Flavonoids that parsley contains along with luteolin, act as antioxidants bind to free radicals and thus hinder their harmful effect on the body. It is known that a high concentration of free radicals is associated with a range of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, asthma … except that it contains antioxidants, parsley is an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
If you have problems with irregular and painful menstruation parsley is an excellent solution. Nibbling parsley in the days prior to starting the the cycle removes excess water from the body and thus prevents flatulence.
But it should be known that the parsley is not completely safe herb. Its use during pregnancy must be very well dosed and controlled. In large quantities it acts as pregnancy provocateur, and can cause contractions of the walls of the uterus.