"The handful of parsley is equal to the handful of gold"
- this is truth, which does not require proofs, its healthful properties were
used not without reason even in ancient times.
Parsley occupies one of the leading places in
the content of mineral substances, especially such
important for our organism as iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc,
ferments, including inulin, which regulates the exchange of glucose in the
blood. Its young leaves contain more
than 300 mg of vitamin C (
Since earliest times the parsley
was used in folk medicine for the healing of wounds, strengthening of gums, recreation. In raw state it is used with appetite loss and
disorder of digestion. Parsley
stimulates the release of digestive enzymes, it strengthens intestinal peristalsis,
improves metabolism, it is useful with anemia.
The root of parsley is used as diuretic with dropsy, for regulating of liver
and kidneys activity.
Parsley is rich in green pigment -
the chlorophyll, which, as iron, is capable to influence on oxidation processes
in the organism. The juice of parsley supports a normal functioning of adrenal
glands and thyroid gland, strengthens vessels and capillaries, possesses a
sugar-reducing action (which is especially important for the patients with diabetes
mellitus), it is useful with the diseases of heart, in the mixture with carrot
juice (at ratio 1:3) improves sight.
from ground verdure of parsley is applied to the places of bites of gnats,
bees, abcesses. This plant is remarkable
natural drug for the refreshing of respiration.
You can boldly eat an onion or garlic, and then, after chewing the
verdure of parsley, to get rid of unpleasant smell.
or infusion from leaves and roots of parsley (1:20) is used during unhealthy menses,
spasms, menstrual irregularities. You must drink it about 1/4 of glass 3 times
a day before 30 minutes to food. For these purposes they use also the mixture
of juices of parsley and beet (per 75 ml of each). Juice is obtained from a green part of the
plant, passing it through the meat grinder or juicer, preliminarily having finely
cut it. A single intake of juice must
not exceed 1 table spoon ? otherwise, it is possible an overexcitation of nervous
Parsley together with its root must
be washed out well, verdure must be finely cut, and root must be grated. Mix
all these ingredients. Fill up one glass of parsley with two glasses of boiling
water and let it brew. You must drink the
infusion during 10 days, then it is necessary to make two-day interruption and
to drink still 10 days. This infusion is
used for general removal of salts from organism, and also to clean vessels,
joints and liver.
As diuretic parsley is
used in the following way: to fill up
1-2 table spoon of ground grass with
strong diuretic and antipyretic, rural sorcerers used infusion on the milk. For this the thoroughly washed out parsley (
Parsley is used very widely, also,
in cosmetology, it enters into the composition of many makeup preparations, but
to prepare simple means for the maintenance of the skin is possible also at home.
purification of the skin of face of any type.
Finely cut the verdure of parsley, fill up with water, bring to the
boiling and strain. Put pulp on the
gauze and apply to face for 30 minutes.
Then wipe it with dry wadded
tampon and apply nourishing cream.
For the bleaching of skin. Mix 2 table spoon of the ground verdure of
parsley with the same quantity of honey and lemon juice. Apply to face for 15 minutes.
With acne, lubricate problematic places by
the juice of parsley two or three times a day.
Furthermore, the healthful properties of
parsley will help us to manage the problem of edematous eyelids: make a mask
from the roots of parsley. For this pass
the roots of parsley through the meat grinder and apply mask to the skin around
the eyes for 20 minutes, and then wash off by warm water.
Parsley, exactly as onion and garlic,
improves lipid (i.e. fatty) exchange and
contains 36 calories in
Many people consider that since in
the grasses the medicinal substances are located in natural form, they cannot
do harm to organism. This opinion is erroneous:
during the use of phyto-preparations it is also necessary to observe
dosage and to take into account contraindications, which also occur in plants.
Understanding the fact that the
application of grasses - only one of the components of treatment, is very
important. It is necessary that it would fortify itself by healthy life-style: by medicinal nourishment, by physical
activity, by hardening, by normal regimen, by rejecting pernicious habits.
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