Parsley tea has historically been used on the recommendation of herbalists to facilitate and maintain a regular menstrual cycle, and as a remedy to return the uterus to its original position after childbirth. Parsley is used to treat all kidney problems. Parsley tea prevents the absorption of salt into the tissue, thus protecting the kidneys and liver and practically cleansing them.
Parsley tea is also used in the prevention and treatment of colon cancer in men and women, as well as in cervix in women. Parsley is rich in folic acid which is essential for cardiovascular health.
Parsley itself is very rich in vitamins A, C, E and minerals, and its regular use helps reduce bad LDL cholesterol. If you suffer from high blood pressure you can also use it to reduce it. Parsley tea can also be used to calm the intestines, improve digestion and eliminate flatulence.
Parsley is also rich in iron, so its use is recommended in case of anemia. One of the very simple uses is to prevent bad breath. It is enough to chew a few leaves of parsley and the unpleasant breath will be neutralized. This is especially true when you eat onions and garlic and want to neutralize the smell.
Parsley grows everywhere, so it can be easily grown, even in a pot in your home, so you can always have it fresh on hand. Even in winter you can buy seeds and plant them in a deeper pot and the plant will grow in a few weeks in a bright place.
Parsley tea is made as follows:
Put two tablespoons of fresh or dried parsley in boiling water. Parsley should stand for 5-10 minutes, then remove. After the tea has cooled, add a few drops of lemon and a spoonful of honey if desired.
You can drink tea whenever you want, and for the listed symptoms you should drink it twice a day. Tea made from parsley will cause increased urination, so it is not recommended at bedtime so as not to disturb it. Pregnant women should not drink parsley tea, due to possible harmful hormonal effects.
- Parsley can also be used to calm the nerves and reduce nervousness.
It is necessary to replace the root and leaves of this plant, chop them very finely and mix them with acacia honey. The mixture should stand for 7 days, then take one tablespoon at night before bedtime.
- Parsley against swollen and inflamed eyes
Put 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley leaves in 300 grams of water. Boil for 2-3 minutes. When the tea has cooled, strain it through sterile gauze. With this tea, the eyes are rinsed several times a day, and in the evening, compresses are applied, which can last for a long time. For sprays, take 6 sprigs of parsley, wash them well and put them on the eyes. The eyes are tied with gauze and only in the morning the bandage is removed, in a darkened room.
- Parsley to cleanse the body and remove excess fluid
An integral herb is used for this purpose. The root, leaves and fruit of the parsley are chopped. Boil 5 tablespoons of this mixture in half a liter of water. After cooking, the mixture should be left to stand for another 20 minutes. Then strain and drink three times a day in a small cup. This tea reduces swelling and lowers high blood pressure.