Benefits of parsley have been known to all, after a lot of experience and research. It was a much underestimated herb which had found its place only in dishes, but now, it is widely used in curing various ailments and in beauty. People who suffer from acne, you are at the right place! Parsley tea is a wonder drink and works like a charm in clearing the acne.
Here are the top benefits of consuming parsley tea for health:
- Parsley has been found to be effective for all kidney and urinary conditions except severe kidney inflammation. Drinking parsley tea helps to prevent salt from being reabsorbed into the body tissues. In other words, parsley literally forces debris out of the kidneys, liver and bladder
- Parsley and lemon work together to clean the body from within and clear out acne!
- It makes a wonderful cleansing tea because Parsley is rich in vitamins A, C and E and minerals, acting as an antioxidant.
- Parsley tea can be used for calming the gut, improving digestion and removal of gases.
- Parsley tea prevents absorption of salt in the tissues, thereby protecting the kidney and liver in performing their cleaning. As it is a uterine tonic, it helps you with irregular and painful menstruation.
- It is a mild emmenagogue, meaning that it will stimulate menstruation (note that it is expected to work when your period is late and not when you are pregnant).
Parsley tea for clear skin:
Did you know that blemishes are often a result of liver problems? It just so happens that parsley is very effective at detoxifying your liver and kidneys. Drink parsley tea before breakfast and dinner regularly to see visible results. Parsley contains beta carotene which is converted to Vitamin A for proper maintenance and repairing of skin. Thus eating raw parsley (you could include in salad) improves skin’s elasticity, which battles wrinkles and speeds up the wound healing process.
Here is a recipe for Parsley Tea. Things you need:
- Handful fresh clean parsley
- Juice of half lemon
- 1 cup water or green tea
- Fill a small saucepan with warm water and set the pan on your stove. Bring the water to a boil.
- Measure out a quarter cup of fresh parsley and place it in a mug.
- Pour one cup of boiling water over the fresh parsley leaves. Leave the water and parsley to steep for 5 minutes.
- Remove the parsley leaves from the mug or use a strainer.
- Discard the parsley leaves and enjoy your mug of tea immediately.