– Parsley is incredibly rich in pro-Vitamin A, containing even more than carrots. Since it also contains a lot of Vitamin C, parsley is an excellent anti-cancer food.
– Parsley contains a lot of iron and fortifies the body, stimulates appetite and combats intestinal fermentation.
– It is diuretic, and purifies the blood.
– Eating too much parsley can produce unwanted side effects: excitation, stomach irritation, a sudden drop in blood pressure and even miscarriage in pregnant women.
– Parsley is a general and nervous system stimulant. It combats anaemia, rickets, scurvy and dry conjunctivitis (due to a lack of Vitamin A).
– It stimulates appetite, facilitates digestion, helps rid the body of toxins and purifies the blood as well as the digestive and urinary tracts.
– Parsley stimulates the elimination of water, urea, uric acid and chlorides), promotes menstrual flow, dilates blood vessels and regenerates capillaries.
– It strengthens muscle tissues in the intestines, urinary tract and uterus, and helps eliminate intestinal parasites.
– Use parsley to treat the following health problems:
– growth problems in children and adolescents
– intestinal fermentation
– blood disorders
– fever (intermittent)
– bladder stones
– gallbladder atonia
– intestinal parasites
– Applied externally, parsley helps alleviate breast engorgement during lactation, leucorrhea, contusions, cuts and wounds and insect bites.
– Add raw chopped parsley to all your salads and cooked vegetable dishes, and use it as a seasoning for meat and fish dishes. You can also prepare ‘tabouleh,’ a parsley-based oriental salad accompanied by finely chopped onions or shallots and tomatoes, and seasoned with lemon and a little olive oil.