Parsley is an herb that originated in the Mediterranean region of southern Italy, Algeria, and Tunisia. It is used as an herb, a green leafy vegetable, and as a spice in its fresh and dried form. It is consumed in many different ways, including garnishing, salads, stocks, and sandwiches. The leaf is further divided into two more types: curly leaf and flat leaf.

Benefits of Parsley

  • Rich Source of Antioxidants

Parsley contains several flavonoid antioxidants including luteolin, apigenin, lycopene, beta-carotene, and alpha-carotene. They protect the cells from free radical damage, which is responsible for many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular problems, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and eye disorders.

  • Promotes Kidney Cleanse

Parsley, rich in antioxidants and vitamins, helps cleanse the kidneys naturally

  • Treats Bloating 

The diuretic properties of parsley help treat bloating, edema, or water retention

  • Prevents & Treats Cancer

Apigenin, a flavone in parsley, prevents the progression of cancer and halts tumor growth

  • Treats Osteoporosis

Parsley, with its high levels of vitamins B-complex, C, and K, and calcium can help boost bone health. It helps prevent osteoporosis and maintain optimal bone health 

  • Relieves Flatulence

Parsley helps relieve flatulence and colic, due to its carminative action. The root, the herb, as well as the essential oil, can boost bile production and gastric juices. 

  • Treats Acid Reflux

Parsley has been used as a natural remedy for acid reflux since it settles the stomach and aids in digestion.

  • Boosts Immunity

The vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants found in parsley are helpful for strengthening immunity and treating fever.