You’re probably more familiar with parsley as a green herb used to bring flavor to your dishes and garnish your salads than as a medicine herb.
The benefits of parsley are numerous and as a tea, it may help to cleanse your system as well as it may be the solution for irregular menstruation and cramps.
Health Benefits Of Parsley
Parsley is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney stones (nephrolithiasis), gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, constipation, jaundice, intestinal gas (flatulence), indigestion, colic, diabetes, cough, asthma, fluid retention (edema), osteoarthritis, “tired blood” (anemia), high blood pressure, prostate conditions, and spleen conditions. It is also used to start menstrual flow, to cause an abortion, as an aphrodisiac, and as a breath freshener.
Treats Nerve Damage
There are numerous psychiatric and neurologic disorders that could be caused by neurotoxicity. Symptoms may include memory loss, reaction time, sleep disruption, confusion, fatigue, numbness in hands or feet and even depression. Our nervous system being a vital system to our well being, benefits from parsley tea as a preventative measure of neurotoxicity, and effective treatment of damage.
Parsley has been found to be effective for all kidney and urinary conditions except severe kidney inflammation. Drinking parsley tea helps to prevent salt from being reabsorbed into the body tissues. In other words, parsley literally forces debris out of the kidneys, liver and bladder. It helps improve edema and general water retention, fatigue and scanty or painful urination.
How To Prepare Parsley Tea:
- 4-5 sprigs of parsley
- A quarter or a half of a lemon
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 3 cups of water
Add the parsley and lemon into a cup and put the boiled water into it. Let it steep for 5 minutes. Then, remove the parsley and the lemon, and add the honey.