Parsley is one of the world’s great culinary herbs. But it is also a medicine.
Here Are 4 Things To Know About Parsley:
- Parsley contains 154% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin K, an essential vitamin that supports bone health, skin, and heart health.
- Parsley is a diuretic and can help your body detoxify and release unwanted water weight through increased urination. This can help prevent kidney stones, reduce edema, and significantly remedy urinary tract infections (UTIs)
- Traditionally a poultice of parsley was effectively used externally to help treat eczema, sprains, and insect bites, and even to ease swollen breasts of pregnant women.
- Parsley can stimulate the uterus to cause uterine contractions that can help start and regulate delayed menses. For this reason, large doses are not recommended for pregnant women.
Find out more about parsley and how to use it as a medicine.