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This bright green herb, overlooked as “just a garnish” by many, has lately caught the attention of the medical community. Parsley contains apigenine, a natural oil that has been shown to prevent angiogenesis – the growth of blood vessels that supply cancerous tumors with nutrients. The apigenine from parsley cuts off the blood supply to a tumor, acting similarly to the prescription drug Avastin.

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Veronica Peterson

Veronica Peterson has a background in green design and creative writing. She loves discovering and sharing sustainable ways to enrich life. Veronica is a happy urbanite, who lives above a produce market in San Francisco with her dog Winnie.


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4:27AM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Let green into our life

8:40AM PDT on Mar 26, 2014

Will have to be sure and add some new herbs to my garden this year. Peppermint tea is yummy.

7:28PM PST on Mar 6, 2014


7:56AM PST on Feb 1, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

2:09AM PST on Feb 1, 2014

Thank you :)

8:07AM PST on Jan 24, 2014

Good post.

12:53AM PST on Nov 10, 2013

is any dr there

8:28PM PST on Nov 6, 2013

Thank you for the article. It's very informative!

2:17PM PDT on Oct 30, 2013

Rosemary goes well with potatoes, it also goes well with salmon (delicious).
Thanks for the article. It might make me decide to cook!

10:17PM PDT on Oct 28, 2013

hat would have been a nice companion piece to this Post would have been recipes utilizing the various herbs mentioned in the Post. Don and I CAN! :-))

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