Parsley is very much underappreciated herb! It has an ability to do more other than just sitting on top of your prepared food. This culinary herb is one of the best disease fighters. This has many medicinal properties so it can be directly used as a medicine as well.
Here are the top remedies using parsley:
ACNE REMEDY –
Ladies with combination and oily skin tone can prepare this homemade toner to prevent zits and pimples. Take some parsley in a bowl and mash it using a spoon or fork. Add 2 teaspoon of honey to it and mix it thoroughly till the honey turns green. Apply it on the face and wash it off after 10 minutes.
CLEAR SKIN –
Parsley’s high levels of vitamin C and K deliver antioxidant protection for our skin cells. It speeds up skin healing, reduces redness and helps diminish acne blemishes. For clear skin make parsley tea >>
URINARY TRACT INFECTION –
If you have a urinary tract infection, try drinking tea, made with parsley or eat parsley leaves regularly, add chopped leaves to omelets, salads, and hot dishes.
DARK SPOTS AND PIGMENTATION –
Parsley is beneficial for reducing the appearance of dark spot and skin discoloration. Take one medium sized bundle of parsley leaves and soak it in warm water. Chop it finely and then crush it in a mortar. Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of raw honey to it and mash it up well. Cleanse your skin with a gentle cleanser and then apply this pack on the face, focusing on the blackhead areas. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
VARICOSE VEINS –
Parsley is rich in vitamin C that boosts the creation of collagen and aids in cell repair and regeneration. The compound rutin found in parsley helps in increasing the strength of the capillaries and reduces the varicose veins symptoms such as pain, swelling and discomfort. Chop a handful of fresh parsley leaves and add it to a cup of boiling water and boil for 5 minutes. Remove from flame, cover it and let it cool to lukewarm. Strain the solution, add 2 drops of lemon essential oil and keep it in the refrigerator for few hours. Now, apply the solution to the varicose veins using a cotton ball. Also include raw parsley to your daily diet.
Another home remedy use of parsley is to treat bruises. Next time you bump into something, crush up parsley leaves and apply to the painful area. It is thought to reduce bruising and swelling.
DARK CIRCLE – parsley can work to help erase dark eye circles. Use this homemade parsley beauty treatments to get rid of dark circles naturally.
CLEANSING TONIC –
Fresh parsley juice, or parsley juice mixed with freshly squeezed lemon juice and water, is said to be a wonderful cleaning tonic. Both juices are chock full of vitamin C and should aid the body in healing. It’s valuable for arthritis, rheumatism, and water retention, too.
Other remedies using parsley –
- Parsley is said to increase uterine contractions. For women with painful menstruation, parley is said to increase contractions to aid menstruation. Drink parsley tea in moderation. It can also reduce water retention associated with premenstrual tension.
- Parsley can be used to reduce swelling. Where there is swelling, mix equal parts of parsley tea and glycerine. Saturate cloths and apply to swollen areas. This will bring water through the skin and help relieve the burden on the kidneys. At the same time, drink a 1/2 cup of parsley tea each hour.
- Inflammation of the eyelids and eye can be treated with parsley. Apply a compress of parsley juice, held for 20 minutes long. Parsley leaves have anti-infective, inflammatory and regenerative effects.
- Parsley essential oil, when massaged into the scalp will reduce hair loss.