Parsley Tea

Parsley tea has great detoxifying properties: it strengthens the gastric glands, it is excellent protection against heart diseases, kidney diseases, and it improves digestion and metabolism.

It works great for women to ease premenstrual symptoms.

It is also a very good source of folic acid.

But the biggest benefit of this tea is that it helps in beating infections of the urinary tract. It will relieve pain of the urinary tract within about 20 minutes.

Important: Do not use parsley tea if you are pregnant!

Parsley is also known as a breath freshener. It will naturally cleanse your mouth of bacteria and freshen your breath.

Parsley Tea Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 cup water

Instructions:

Bring water to a boil and add parsley. Cook for about 5 minutes and drain it. You can also add a few drops of lemon.

Cooking With Parsley

Parsley is available in many varieties.

Curly-leaf parsley is robust, but less aromatic than flat- leaf parsley. Curly-leaf parsley is ideal for garnishing salads and cold dishes.

Flat-leaf parsley is mainly used fresh, added to fish and vegetable dishes. It should be cooked for a short amount of time, because many vitamins are killed by heat treatment. That is why it is recommended to add the parsley just before the end of cooking.

Health Benefits of Parsley

Parsley has many health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants, improves digestion, and it is rich in calcium and magnesium, which help in keeping the nervous system functioning properly.

It can be added to salads, omelets, and sandwiches. It adds to the flavor, taste, and aroma. At the same time, it is cheap, tasty, and easy to use.

Growing Parsley

You can plant most herbs, such as celery (leafy), basil, oregano, marjoram, thyme, chives, etc., this same way.

If you want, you can plant parsley in pots in the window, or on the balcony.

The procedure is as follows: the best way is to buy some good flower soil, put the soil in jars, and sprinkle with parsley seeds. Cover the seeds with 1 cm (approx. 1/2 inch) of the soil. Water the parsley as needed, which means the soil should not be dry.

It is very important that the jar has a hole on the bottom so that excess water can drain away.
It is best if the jar is placed in the sun while the herbs are growing.


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