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PARSLEY

Parsley has been used for thousands of years as an herbal supplement. It is one of the best natural diuretics and kidney stimulants and increases potassium re-absorption. It is also used for ailments of the lower urinary tract and to prevent kidney stones.  Parsley also appears to enhance the body's absorption of manganese. It is a potent antioxidant.

The tea is used to help control high blood pressure. It is also used to relax muscles, reduce inflammation and helps to clear toxins from the body. It is said to inhibit tumor cell growth while stimulating the digestion. Parsley is also used internally for menstrual complaints and edema.

Due to the high nutritive value Parsley is used to help ease arthritic pain and reduce fevers.

Externally parsley freshens the breath and takes away odors from garlic or other strong herbs. The crushed leaves are rubbed on the skin to reduce itching of insect bites.



 


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