Health Benefits of Parsley

It’s timely to give some thought to parsley, since it is one of the first herbs to appear in spring. And it has ancient associations with health and strength. In fact, the Romans believed that nibbling on parsley springs would enable them to drink more wine without becoming drunk! While that may not be true, parsley has many real benefits for our health. Find out what they are:

Raw parsley cleanses the blood, dissolves sticky deposits in veins, maintains elasticity of blood vessels, facilitates removal of moderately sized kidney and gallstones, treats deafness and ear infections, and benefits the sexual system. And chewing parsley prevents bad breath!

Adapted from Whole Foods Companion, by Dianne Onstad (Chelsea Green, 2004). Copyright (c) 2004 by Dianne Onstad. Reprinted by permission of Chelsea Green.
Adapted from Whole Foods Companion, by Dianne Onstad (Chelsea Green, 2004).

74 comments

Val M.
Val M3 years ago

Thanks

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Fred Hoekstra
Fred Hoekstra3 years ago

Thank you Annie, for Sharing this!

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Danuta Watola
Danuta W3 years ago

Very interesting article.

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Marcel Elschot
Marcel E3 years ago

Thanks for sharing

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J.L. A.
JL A3 years ago

good to know

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Ewelina Grobelna
Ewelina Grobelna4 years ago

I love parsley! always have a bit of it chopped and sprinkled over potatoes or soup. Adds amazing flavour to it.

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g d c4 years ago

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Dale O.

Add parsley to a vast amount of food, even into homemade bread.

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Ram Reddy
Care member4 years ago

Thanks

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