Parsley is an herb that is very easily available, and it is rich in elements which are important for the health of the body. The parsley contains mostly potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper and other useful microelements.
The parsley also contains two very important ingredients – apiol and myristicin. Due to them, the urine flow increases considerably, and it is effective for the elimination of infections of the urinary tract.
Flavonoids, which are contained in the parsley, act as antioxidants and apart from these; parsley is a rich source of vitamins A and C. It is known that vitamin C is the main antioxidant in the human body, which neutralizes the effect of the dangerous free radicals. The high concentration of free radicals is associated with a variety of diseases, including diabetes, cancer, asthma and others.
For an excellent body detox it is recommended to prepare parsley tea. In addition to detoxification, you can also use it to strengthen the gastric glands, against heart diseases, for the kidneys and it will have a good effect on the metabolism. The parsley tea will eliminate the excess water from the body so you can lose a few kilograms.
In order to prepare the tea, put two tablespoons of fresh parsley in half a liter of boiled water and let it boil for five minutes. Then remove leaves from the water and throw them away, and drink the tea hot or cold.
It stimulates the bleeding and it is used for stimulating the menstruation and it regulates the menstrual cycle. Pregnant women should not consume it because it causes uterine contractions.
It is also excellent for skin care, especially against the freckles due to the fact that it is rich in vitamins C and A, and many minerals. In order to get good results it is recommended to wash yourselves with the water in which there was parsley during the night (one handful of finely chopped leaves). It is also effective in the fight against wrinkles. After you wash yourselves with parsley water, you should let it dry on your face, do not wipe it.