People mostly use it as garnish, but it possesses numerous medical properties which most people don`t even know exist. Parsley is one of the most popular herbs. It is extremely beneficial for your overall health.
You can ripe all of its health properties only by consuming some parsley tea!
Parsley contains a natural compound called myristicin which is extremely effective at reducing the speed of growth of tumors in the lungs and stomach.
A study proved that parsley leaf oil can reduce tumor growth in mice. This is due to the myristicin.
Treats Nerve Damage
Nerve Damage is usually caused by neurotoxicity. Neurotoxicity signifies damage to the brain or peripheral nervous system caused by some harmful toxic substances like heavy metals or pesticides.
These toxins may cause huge damage in the nervous system in ways that can disrupt or even kill some nerves. Nerves are very important because they are essential for transmitting and processing information in the brain and other areas of the nervous system.
A study even managed to prove that parsley juice is very effective at improving symptoms caused by neurotoxicity.
Inflammation and regular consumption of parsley can help against arthritis, gout and osteoarthritis! Parsley contains high amount of vitamin C and can help you reduce the levels of CRP (c-reaction protein) in the body.
How to prepare parsley tea?
As we already mentioned, the most simple and effective way to consume parsley is to prepare a tea and drink!
- Four to five sprigs of parsley
- Three cups of water
- A quarter or a half of a lemon
- One teaspoon of honey
Boil the water. Then, put the lemon and parsley into a cup or container of choice. Pour the boiled water in the container. Let it all steep for five minutes. In the end, remove the lemon and parsley and add the honey.
Enjoy this cup of health!