Parts used-Fruit, leaves roots and stems
Actions and Uses: This herb is generally known for digestion stimulation, but has many other beneficial attributes such as. It expels worms, relieves gas, freshens breath and helps bladder, kidney, liver, lung, stomach and thyroid function. Good for bet-wetting, fluid retention, high blood pressure, kidney disease, obesity and prostate disorders. It also contains a substance that prevents the multiplication of tumor cells.
Phytochemicals: Beta-carotene, caffeic acid, geraniol, glycolic acid, kaempferol, limonene, myristic acid, p-coumaric acid, quercetin, rosmarinic acid, rutin, xanthotoxin, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, C, and E.
General Information: Used as a garnish and probably is the most nourishing item on your plate. Good for fatigue and enhances immunity and helps with infection. Parsley contains more vitamin C than oranges by weight.
Caution: Parsley should not be used when nursing a baby as it may slow the flow of milk.