Working with Parsley
Parsley’s primary uses are as a diuretic, carminative, and emmenagogue. Because it stimulates the elimination of uric acid, parsley is indicated for arthritis and gout. It is taken for lack of appetite, to reduce inflammation, and for urinary tract disorders. Freshly picked parsley leaves are high in iron content and Vitamin C and are often used as a breath freshener. The roots, seeds, and leaves are used, but the fruits are the most potent diuretic.
Parsley has a taste of SWEET, ACRID and a temperature of NEUTRAL. .
Conditions treated with Parsley
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.