Until know, you probably have used it as a garnish, without knowing that parsley possesses a number of medical properties. One of the most popular ones, this herb can significantly improve your overall health.
You can obtain all of its health benefits, by consuming it in a form of a tea! Parsley tea!
Health Benefits of Parsley
Parsley contains myristicin, a natural compound which can effectively reduce the speed of tumor growths in the stomach and lungs. According to a study, parsley leaf reduced tumor growth in mice due to its powerful natural compound, myristicin
Treats Nerve Damage
In most cases, neurotoxicity is the cause of nerve damage, which means damage to the brain or peripheral nervous system caused by toxic substances like pesticides or heavy metals.
These toxins are extremely harmful to the brain and can disrupt or even kill some nerves. And nerves are essential for transmitting and processing information in the brain and other parts of the nervous system.
A study proved that parsley juice is very beneficial for improving symptoms caused by neurotoxicity.
The regular consumption of parsley can help in the treatment of gout, arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Parsley has a rich content of vitamin C and can reduce the levels of CRP (c-reaction protein) in the body.
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
First, you should boil the water. Add the parsley and lemon into a cup and pour the boiled water into it. Let it steep for 5 minutes. Then, remove the parsley and the lemon, and add the honey.
Enjoy your tea!