• Health Benefits of Parsley

    Check out the Health Benefits of Parsley Infographic below the article!

    Most people think parsley doesn’t have much taste and that it just serves as a pretty addition to a dinner plate. What they don’t know is that this medicinal plant is packed with health benefits and it adds wonderful flavor to your meals (especially when used in the fresh form). Here are just a few of the health benefits of parsley:

    Parsley Has Anti-inflammatory Properties

    Parsley is not just a garnish!Inflammatory disorders, such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, are wide spread these days. Parsley helps to reduce the inflammation that activates and irritates these conditions.

    Parsley Helps Prevent Cancer

    Parsley contains myristicin, which inhibits tumor formation, and it neutralizes carcinogens like the ones found in cigarette smoke; therefore this herb is great for fighting lung, colon and prostate cancer.

    Parsley is Full of Vitamins & Antioxidants

    Antioxidants search out and eliminate free radicals in the body, and parsley is full of antioxidants. It is also high in vitamin C and vitamin A, which are not only vitamins that help boost the immune system but are also powerful antioxidants. Parsley is also rich in folate (vitam B9) which helps prevent cardiovascular diseases, and it is also jam packed with vitamin K, which strengthens the bones and nervous system.

    Parsley is one of many herbs with medicinal benefits. Learn more about medicinal plants with “Medicinal Herbs: A beginner’s Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use” by leading herbalist Rosemary Gladstar.

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    Health Benefits of Parsley Infographic

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  1. […] Parsley – This herb thrives best in moist, well-drained soil and it is an herb that grows in shade. Plant the seeds when the weather is above 50° F. Parsley seeds grow slowly, usually taking about six weeks before the seedlings sprout through the soil. You can harvest the plants as soon as they start growing strongly. […]

  2. […] Parsley – When choosing herbs for spring, don’t forget parsely! It adds powerful nutrients, color, and flavor to your meals. It grows in full sun or partial shade. […]

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