Parsley Juice for Kidney Cleansing and Liver Detoxification


Juicing parsley Parsley juice is a potent and concentrated version of all the nutrition in the herb, including a rich array of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, chlorophyll and volatile oils.

Some of the best known parsley juice health benefits include kidney cleansing and liver detoxification and this page has detailed instructions for both a recipe for juicing parsley and a detox parsley smoothie for this purpose.

Importantly, despite it’s many health benefits, parsley juice should not be used in large amounts by pregnant women or those taking blood thinning medication.

There is also conflicting advice regarding using the juice of parsley for people suffering from kidney disease. Some medical resources caution against using too much parsley as it contains substances known as oxalates, sometimes suggested to be avoided by people with kidney problems.

On the other hand, parsley has a long history as a beneficial herb for the kidneys and both the fresh plant and dried parsley tea are often recommended for kidney infections or to help dissolve kidney stones. Here are some other natural remedies for kidney stones if you are suffering with this painful condition.

The page on parsley during pregnancy and other precautions has more information, but it would be best to consult a knowledgeable health care professional before using the larger amounts of the herb suggested in the parsley juice recipes below if you have been diagnosed with kidney disease.

Juicing Parsley with Other Detoxifying Vegetables and Fruits

Parsley juice, like most green superfood drinks, is generally considered too powerful to have on its own and is better mixed with other complementary fruits and vegetables. Some of the best of these for kidney cleansing and liver detoxification include:

Watermelon

Watermelon juice is great for flushing the kidneys and watermelon seeds are said to be especially beneficial for kidney stones. If this is something you’re concerned with, then look for a watermelon with the brown seeds rather than the seedless varieties.

Organic Celery

Celery juice strengthens the liver and kidneys and helps to eliminate toxins. Unfortunately conventionally grown celery often has a high pesticide load so organic is definitely preferable.

Organic cucumber

Parsley Juice DetoxificationCucumber is a diuretic that can help flush uric acid out of the body and dissolve kidney stones. The skin is full of antioxidants but conventionally grown cucumbers have a significant pesticide load and are also usually coated with wax. If you can’t find organic cucumbers to juice you’d be better off peeling them.

Beet

Beet or beetroot juice is an excellent cleanser and detoxifier, particularly for the liver. It is also said to purify the blood and help eliminate calcium oxalate stones.

Organic Carrot

Carrot juice is another powerful body cleanser and particularly good for the kidneys. Carrots can absorb pesticides and heavy metals from the ground they’re grown in so they really should be organic to make this recipe as healthy as possible.

Lemon

Lemon juice from a fresh lemon is an excellent cleanser and can help dissolve mineral deposits that lead to calcium oxalate stones. Lemon will also help delay oxidization of the other juices.

The two recipes below use different combinations of parsley and these ingredients for the juicer and the blender. Feel free to mix it up depending on what you have available. Or, for the ultimate parsley juice kidney cleanser and liver detox, first juice and then blend and combine all the ingredients together.

Parsley Juice with a Juicer

Juicing Parsley While you could use as standard centrifugal juicer, unless it’s a particularly good one you often won’t get much juice out of even a whole bunch of parsley. In the past I’ve tried squeezing the parsley heads into a ball between two loads of carrots, but in the end I realized a proper masticating juicer just makes more sense.

While they cost more initially, a masticating juicer is an essential item if you want to juice green superfoods like parsley, spinach or wheatgrass effectively. They also get far more out of regular fruit and veggies as well as keeping the heat and oxidization right down. This greatly improves both the quantity and quality of the juice they deliver.

If you are juicing greens like parsley regularly, both from a health and nutrition perspective and financially in the long run, it’s well worth looking for a good masticating juicer, like this highly reviewed Omega Nutrition Center I have in my home.

Parsley Juice Combination for Detoxification

Ingredients for 2

  • 2 large or 3 medium organic carrots.
  • 2 sticks of organic celery.
  • 1 medium beetroot.
  • 1 small or half a large organic cucumber with the peel (peel non-organic cucumbers).
  • The juice of 1 large or 2 small lemons (always discard citrus seeds).
  • 1 ounce of organic parsley (roughly half an average sized bunch) soaked in warm water and a dash of apple cider vinegar.

Juicing Method

Pour lemon juice into your collection container along with a couple of ice cubes. This will help lessen the degradation of the parsley juice.

Push all of the ingredients through the juicer, alternating between the harder carrots and beetroot with the softer cucumber and celery. Scrunch the parsley up into a ball and feed it through between the harder vegetables. Once again, you will get much more parsley juice out of a masticating juicer than a centrifugal one.

Stir to mix the juice and drink immediately. It’s best to sip this parsley detoxification juice down slowly over a couple of minutes, but unfortunately it won’t keep and should be enjoyed straight away.

Parsley Juice in a Blender

A well-designed blender can blend up parsley heads into a refreshing smoothie, where you’re getting all of the health benefits of parsley in an easily digestible form.

Cheap ones may struggle to chop it up, but a powerful blender, like this one I’ve been using for years, will turn parsley into an extremely healthy, dark green puree.

Cleansing Parsley Smoothie

While you could chop up watermelon and juice it, it’s so high in water content that it is especially suitable for blending. The same goes for cucumber.

There are also beneficial nutrients in the seeds of both watermelon and cucumber, so if you’re not afraid of a little texture, then keep the seeds in (the better the blender the smaller these will be chopped up).

Ingredients for 2

  • Half an ounce of organic parsley (less is needed than in juicing as the whole herb is used).
  • The juice of 1 large or 2 small lemons (minus the seeds).
  • 1 large organic cucumber, diced with the peel on and seeds kept (peel first if you can’t find organic).
  • As much watermelon with the seeds as you can fit into the blender.

Smoothie Method

Parsley Kidney CleanseBlend all these ingredients up until you can see the parsley leaves finely blended and the watermelon seeds chopped up into tiny pieces.

This smoothie is extremely refreshing and very good for cleaning the kidneys in particular. Remember though that watermelon really doesn’t keep once blended, so you’d want to drink this smoothie immediately for the richest supply of antioxidants and enzymes.

Parsley Juice Treatment Time

As previously mentioned, parsley juice is quite potent. Given this, it’s not recommended to make it up for too many consecutive days. You could however make up the above recipes for up to a week long juice cleanse and add parsley on every second day.

After the first week of treatment a week off is generally suggested. If you would like to continue with using parsley juice for liver detoxification and kidney cleansing you can either make it up for longer cleanses, or alternatively just make it up a couple of times a week whenever you feel your body could use the boost.

There’s several other nutritious juices and smoothie recipes for detoxification on Superfood Profiles, including this tropical fruits smoothie with papaya seeds to eliminate intestinal parasites.

I’d appreciate hearing any feedback on how you feel after making up either the parsley juice or smoothie. For a really potent combination you could first juice carrots, celery and beetroot and then add it to the blended watermelon, cucumber, lemon juice and parsley. That’s a bit of work, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a more powerful and better tasting liver and kidney cleanser.

Photo 1:  angela7dreams / Photo 2: thebittenword / Photo 3: Mykl Roventine / Photo 4: stevendepolo

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  1. Dominic Riako says:

    A very informative piece. Good work!

  2. Vianee says:

    Should be really use the seeds of the water melon? I usually remove this when making water melon juice. Do let me know.

    • Jim says:

      Hi Vianee. Yes, watermelon seeds are full of nutrients and quite healthy. I keep them in my blended smoothies as well.

      • Shosho says:

        Hi
        We roast water melon sees and eat them as snacks after we shell them, just like sunflowers seeds. Is this healthy? We also eat pumpkin and honey dew seeds same way

        • Jim says:

          Hi Shosho,

          I think it depends a lot on how high a temperature you roast the watermelon seeds and other kinds of seeds at. The higher the temperature the more chance of the healthy fats changing their structure and becoming less than healthy. You definitely don’t want them going too brown.

  3. Mike says:

    I found this recipe after looking up the health benefits of parsley. Tastes great, thanks so much for sharing!

  4. Kate says:

    Hi, I tried the receipe for the blender using fresh watermelon, cucumber, lemon and parsley. I absolutely LOVED this. Thanks so much, it was so refreshing and even lifted my mood :-) will be making it again and again.

  5. Jim says:

    To: Webmaster

    From:
    Kathy

    Message:
    Hi,

    My Dad has recently experienced problems with his bladder not properly
    excreting unrine and had to be hospitalized because the urine back up
    in his system and causing a very toxic build up which has affected his
    kidney function. He is still having testing done, but in the meantime
    what types of food should we give him. I am thinking lots of healthy
    organic liquid recipes?

  6. Brian says:

    Just read a few days ago about some of the benefits of parsley for the kidneys. I am in my mid 50’s and have no known problems but since kidney problems seem to run in my family, I am going to try prevention now rather than treatment after the fact. I came up with my own “recipe” of 2 to 3 slices of pineapple with some of the juice, cinnamon and/or powdered cloves (small amount of each for taste) and about 1/2 cup of water to help the blender chop up the parsley. Now I am glad to find your website with even better suggestions for other beneficial ingredients.

    • Jim says:

      Hi Brian,

      That sounds like a great recipe for kidney health. Perhaps you could combine it with the ingredients here. Taking care of your kidneys with healthy foods like this can help improve a lot of different areas of health and energy.

  7. Sibongile says:

    Will tyr this parsley smoothie asap.

  8. Sibongile says:

    For those with blemishes/pimples try using a mixture of half lemon juice and half cold water( ratio 1 is to 1) as your face toner.
    It has worked wonders for me and i have also helped a lot of my freinds.

  9. Diane Gorham says:

    Could you give the parsley cleanse to your pet .. such as a dog with heart disease??

    • Jim says:

      Hi Diane,

      I can’t advise parsley for dogs or other animals as they have very different digestive systems. I have read that citrus fruit can be bad for dogs but I would suggest discussing this with a vet.

  10. yael lew says:

    Some people told me that drinking a concentrated parsley soup is supposed to help as well with kidney stones.What is your opinion?I have been doing the treatment this month
    twice a week.

    • Jim says:

      Hi Yael,

      While it would be advisable for those with kidney issues to consult a knowledgeable health care professional before having heavy doses, it is a traditional treatment for kidney stones.

  11. rjay says:

    hi there
    does barsley helps my kidney problems? i hav a cyst on my kidney according to the ultrasound, is it safe to drink the juice of it? i need to kno bfore, trying it

    rjay

    • Jim says:

      Hi Rjay,

      It’s best to consult your doctor before drinking parsley juice if you already have kidney problems though it is a good preventative. It is also better mixed with other beneficial fresh juices as described in the article.

  12. Evelyn Holcomb says:

    How long should you drink the parsley and water detox. What amount of week or days. Thank you

    • Jim says:

      Hi Evelyn,

      3 days would be a good initial treatment. If this is well tolerated a person could make it up for a week and then have a week off.

      Hope this helps.

  13. Robinson Gomez says:

    I used to be on the herbalife marvelous diet but after loosing 20 pounds, one day I didn’t feel good so I end up in a hospital once in there the doctor ordered a study of urine collection of 1 hole day. The results were that normally you eliminate 150 mcg of protein in the urine and I was eliminating 1300 mg, it was like everytime I go to the bathroom and expelled urine was like throwing dishwasher liquid cause of the amount of bubbles, the doctor said that the internal wall that separates urine from others nutrients was too thin and in the nearby future I was a candidate for dyalissis which is a process to clean and process the blood externally. What can I do?

    • Jim says:

      Hi Robinson,

      I think it’s important to find a health care professional you feel comfortable with who can help you fix what sounds like a serious health issue. Natural methods may well have a place in helping you to heal but you’d need to be seen and treated personally by a specialist I think.

      Best of luck getting this fixed.

  14. Christen says:

    What is the amount recommended to drink?

    • Jim says:

      Hi Christen,

      The juice recipe here will make a good sized glass, probably a glass and a half. It’s always better to drink parsley juice with other complementary juices like the ones in the article. It’s considered a bit to powerful to have just on it’s own. Half a regular sized bunch is the maximum I’d have in a juice and a quarter in a smoothie.

      Hope this helps.

  15. Yvonne says:

    I would like to know which is the best way to consume parsley. Boiling the parsley and drink the water or eating the parsley.
    Thank You

    • Jim says:

      Hi Yvonne,

      I personally wouldn’t boil the parsley as some of the nutritional elements would be changed or destroyed. Eating it is better. Juicing it or adding it to smoothies is even more powerful.

      Hope this helps.

  16. mwil says:

    I was reading where parsley can initiate menstruation. I don’t want to throw things out of whack, so is this something I should be concerned about if I boil the parsley and drink the water?

    • Jim says:

      Hi Misty,

      Parsley is a mild emmenagogue and it can be used to induce menstruation if it is late or delayed. Only a large amount, some resources suggest at least 4 cups a day, could possibly bring a period on early and even then only by a few days. For juicing, parsley is powerful and it’s best not to have too much at once and stick to the amounts suggested in the recipes.

  17. Gayle says:

    You have provided great information, thank you! How often / what is the duration of the ‘cleanse’? I glass a day for 3 days?

    Thanks!
    Gayle

    • Jim says:

      Hi Gayle,

      Up to a week would be beneficial, but only adding parsley to either recipe every second day. It’s then suggested to take a week off before making it up again if you want to.

      Hope this helps.

  18. chill says:

    I have a problem with my kidney for it has a stone obstructed on my left ureter… i once had flushed out a stone and had it examined and it turned out to contain oxalates… should eating or juicing parsley be beneficial in my case?

    • Jim says:

      Hi there. I have to advise checking with your physician in this case. The ingredients in this recipe are all chosen for their beneficial effect on the kidneys, including minimizing kidney stones. Parsley juice is potent though and should always be mixed with larger amounts of other beneficial juices like carrot and cucumber. Smaller amounts of parsley in meals are digested more slowly and would rarely cause problems.

      Hope this helps.

  19. xinha says:

    I have microscopic hematuria for almost 3 yrs the doctor said its because of stone in my left kidney I undergo treatment for 3 months but still its there, I have read that parsley is good im trying it this times but I don’t know how frequent I shoukd drink parsley as smoothie, to think that it can form oxalates if it is too much…please give advise.

    Thank you

    • Jim says:

      Hi Xinha,

      If you are being treated for kidney problems I’d have to advise checking with your physician. While parsley has a longstanding association with kidney health, too much in a smoothie or parsley juice may be too powerful for your current situation. I would not think eating a small amount in your meals for it’s health benefits should be a problem, but once again please check with your doctor.

      On the oxalates issue, I tend to feel this is usually overstated for people in generally good health. Here’s an article that explains why – http://kimberlysnyder.net/blog/2012/05/29/response-to-article-how-green-smoothies-can-devastate-your-health/ (pity about the pop ups)

  20. Bigdaddysgirl says:

    Good day to you.

    I have blended the parsley into my vegetable juice twice. Both times my feet have swollen. What do you think this reaction is caused from? And do you believe I should continue blending with the parsley until this reaction passes? Or stop immediately and consult with my physician?

    This swelling of my feet had been going on periodically for the last couple of years…..triggered by alcohol, late nights, and high heels. I had blood and urine tests done at my physicals in 2012 and 2013. My doctor never alerted me to any signs of kidney problems. Although, I do find it very telling that this swelling is now triggered with the consumption of the parsley.

    “Things that make you go hhmmmm”

    Thanks for your time and consideration.

    • Jim says:

      Hi there and thanks for your question. Parsley is considered a gentle diuretic for reducing fluid retention. It’s actually often suggested to relieve swollen ankles. If you are having this kind of reaction though it would probably be best to stop using it for a week.

      If you wanted to continue using it again after that you should start at a much lower dose than you currently use, perhaps a quarter as an example. Then see if you can slowly build up over the coming weeks. I’d still suggest keeping the amounts on the smaller side long term. If the problem with swollen ankles is persistent it would be best to visit a healthcare professional.

      Hope this helps.

  21. Maciek says:

    Very informative website. Thank you. I’ll certainly try some of you recipes (the one for parsley and watermelon smoothie in particular). Best regards, from London (Europe).

    • Jim says:

      Hi Maciek and thanks for your comments. The watermelon and parsley smoothie is particularly cleansing and great for summer.

  22. Surend says:

    I have a Fatty Liver and would like to detox as well using Parsley Juice as recommended in this site. Is it advisable.

    • Jim says:

      Hi Surend,

      Parsley is often recommended for liver problems, including fatty liver, but I would start off at a low dose and consult your health care practitioner first.

  23. claire says:

    Jim, great website, lots of helpful information, thank you!

    can you tell me if there is any difference between flat leaf and curly leaf parsley?

    Many thanks

    • Jim says:

      Hi Claire and thanks for your question. I looked into this when I was researching these parsley articles originally and nutritionally there doesn’t seem to be any real difference between flat leaf and curly parsley. Chefs seem to prefer flat leaf parsley, but for juicing I think either is fine.

      Hope this helps.

  24. Maira says:

    Yes! Finaly someone writes about juice fast.

  25. Valerie says:

    Hi Jim,

    Wow, that’s all I can say about your extremely informative and healthy advice. I would like to ask u for a recommendation, my husband has been trying parsley toner (homemade of course) for his face for almost a week now. His skin is brown and his face gets oily around the t-zone his main concern is he has uneven skin tone and was told to give the parsley toner a try. Even if he scrubs his face and uses any types of products, when he finishes cleansing his face when he rubs and rubs his face with any toner (not parsley though), the cotton pad/facial towel still ends up looking like he didn’t clean his face but his face looks matte. Is this called hyper pigmentation? Do you have any suggestions on anything other than parsley toner he could use on his face? Does this have to do with the inside of the body? If so what suggestions could u give? He’s been to various dermatologists, all prescribing some pills etc. but as u know they can only be used for a certain amount of time which works but after usage being discontinued for a while it all starts up again. And those chemicals inside the pills, well, that’s another thing! So he believes in natural ways are so much healthier and better in the long run! If u would give him your opinion on some natural remedies it would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks so much!

  26. ceng says:

    I’m just concerned if it is safe if a person with kidney disease drinks a glass of parsly juice? He is 62 y/o, male, was admitted last month because of edema.. the creatinine level upon admission was 6.0 and a day after it was 5.8.. 1 month later creatinine was checked and it was 4.7. he’s taking allopurinol 3x a day, amlidipine once a day, clopidogrel, once a day, sodium bicarb 3x a day and keto analogues 3x a day as well. doc can you pls give me an advice? I hope you can help me
    . thanks..

    • Jim says:

      Hi there. I’d consider regularly drinking a small amount of parsley juice diluted in other vegetable juices like carrot, beet and celery to be a good preventative against kidney disease. Unfortunately I can’t advise for someone currently being treated for kidney disease, especially in case it may affect medications. It would be best to consult his physician on using vegetable juices. Perhaps start by suggesting carrot juice, which is generally recognized as highly beneficial, and if this is well tolerated and helping you could ask about a small amount of parsley juice as well.

      I hope his treatment goes well and he gets better soon.

  27. faith says:

    hi i had boiled parsley and drank it after it cooled. my first urination after that i noticed perfect bubbles in cool paterns looked somthing like pollywog eggs lol. i wish i had a micro scope was that salt from my kidneys?

    • Jim says:

      Hi Faith,

      That’s possible. Parsley is a known kidney cleanser and often recommended for this purpose.

  28. Shari says:

    Hi, I have started to drink the the juice (above), delicious (6 days so far). I have a kidney infection so I’m on antibiotics. The pain in my kidney stopped very quickly. However, after day three my period began, I only finished my last one a week ago. I stopped the parsley in the juice but the period is still present along with headaches. I read celery can also bring on menstruation so I am now going to stop the celery. Any advice? Thanks.

    • Jim says:

      Hi Shari,

      I’m glad the parsley juice helped with your kidney pain but it is considered a mild emmenagogue so 6 days of the juice may have been responsible for this http://superfoodprofiles.com/parsley-pregnancy-precautions I think a break from it is a good idea but if you’d like to continue with it then I’d reduce the dosage by half and have it every second day.

      Parsley is generally considered safe as an emmenagogue http://www.md-health.com/How-To-Induce-Your-Period.html but could you let me know how much you were using and I’ll add an extra note on this page as well as the one on the parsley precautions article about this issue.

      Thank you.

  29. Stacy says:

    Hello, I am 34 weeks pregnant and I have been retaining every ounce of water for the past 4 months. I have had to wear full leg compression stockings almost the entire time of my pregnancy because my legs, knees and ankles are so swollen and it has been very painful.

    A friend recommended boiling parsely and drinking 48 ounces a day/8 days straight. Do you recommend this? Do you think this could cause you to go into labor quicker then you should for any reason?

    I appreciate any help.

    Thank you.

  30. paula says:

    Hello, everyone. I cut up one bunch of parsley with herb shears and boil it all in about
    one gallon of water. I then throw in 3 milk thistle tea bags and 3 cilantro tea bags and let
    the whole thing set for awhile then strain it. I drink a 12oz glass of this on an empty stomach
    in the morning. Milk thistle has also been proven to be a great healer of the kidneys and liver.
    I would recommend the Jan. 2014 edition of Life Extension magazine, page 78 , “Novel Method
    Boosts Milk Thistle Liver Concentration 10-Fold.” This is accomplished by a newly-discovered
    compound, phosphatidylcholine, which increases the absorbtion of milk thistle through cell
    membranes.

  31. Aleisha says:

    Amazing website absolutely Love all the information!

    I contracted a uti over a week ago which I thought I got rid of naturally! Unfortunately it developed into a kidney infection. I have had the kidney infection for the last 5 days. Been back and forward to the doctors who have prescribed me antibiotics. I haven’t taken them for years and I am really reluctant to. Do you think these recipes will clear the infection?

    Thank you,

  32. Lily says:

    Hi,
    I’ve read somewhere else that parsley contains oxalates and therefore should be avoided by people with a tendency to form kidney stones. But many other articles recommend parsley tea to get rid of kidney stones. Could you please explain this. Thank you.

  33. Lori says:

    I can not believe I stumbled onto this site. I am definitly going to try. Kidney issues run in my family as well and I have always tried to eat and drink the right things. Thanks Jim

    • Jim says:

      Hi Lori and thanks for your comments.

      A recipe like this should certainly help with kidney cleansing. Maybe you can share it with family members if you think it might help them too.

      All the best

  34. Anna says:

    Hi.

    I bought big bunch of lovely, aromatic parsley. While a piece of that is for cooking, I’d like to use the rest for a skin cleansing tea (one more use of parsley…). I’m wondering what is the best to do now: chop it up and freeze or dry? What is more of concern – is making tea from it sensible? I want to save all goodness in it, so adding hot water would be rather not good idea…confused! Will be happy for any help. Cheers!

    • Jim says:

      Hi Anna,

      Drying may be better as parsley has never frozen well for me. Fresh is obviously best and a parsley plant makes an easy going pot plant so it’s always available.

      Hope this helps.

  35. Patty says:

    My husband and I started drinking parsley water. Boiling for ten minutes straining and keeping it in the refrig! We both love it and really I could drink it instead of anything else. Is it unhealthy to drink more then one glass a day??

  36. paschal says:

    i have blood in my urine and when i went for ultra scan 2 years ago they said my kidney is small size shorting 2 inches etch for some weeks now i am experiencing pin on my vein and stomach pain etc can i still use this parsley help the kidney do go back in the normal size the hospital i wend said they cant give me any medication only watching the kidney function i have read a lot about medication people are taken for such problem but i dont really know what Malaysian Doctors are up to
    please advice me on what to do

    • Jim says:

      Hi Paschal,

      This juice can be good for helping to prevent kidney problems but if you are already having treatment for kidney disease it may not be appropriate. I’d personally consider looking for a more knowledgeable healthcare professional if you feel you are not getting good treatment currently. It’s not possible for someone who hasn’t examined you to give accurate advice for your individual situation.

      All the best.

  37. RONNIE says:

    Thank for the tips on the use of parsley juice to get rid of kidney stones.

    I was told not to juice “SPINACH” as it causes kidney stones!!!

    Thanks for your recipes I am going to try them!

    Blessings.

  38. RONNIE says:

    I received the information on “spinach” from the Gerson Institute.

  39. Tina says:

    Hello and thanks for the great info. If you do the 3 day cleans with just the parsley, Is that a fast, or is it taken between meals and if so how often per day. Also Once I add the parsley with the other ingredients ( which I am planning for the following week) is that alone (as a fast) or between meals as well.
    Thanks

    • Jim Dillan says:

      Hi Tina,

      It can be used in either way but as a meal replacement, perhaps for lunch would be beneficial for detox and weight loss. I’d suggest trying it this way first with a healthy breakfast and dinner before doing a full juice fast.

      I also think it’s best to mix parsley juice with other cleansing vegetables as described in the article. The juice of parsley on it’s own in probably too potent unless heavily dilluted and other vegetables like carrots and beet enhance the effects.

      Hope this helps.

  40. E Paddy says:

    Thanks for the education. God bless u. I urinate frequently most especially when i take in anything liquid when hungry. Sometimes i urinate more than the amount of water i take when hungry and happens in short times. Is this a kidney problem and can i use this leaves to prevent it? Thanks

    • Jim Dillan says:

      Hi there,

      This parsley juice recipe can help clean out the kidneys but I’d advise telling your GP about these symptoms as there’s a number of health issues that should be checked with this.

      All the best

  41. lesiabetterton says:

    I’m a 48yr old female that is on a lot of powerful pain medication for back issues I hv been juicing about 4mths using spinach kale blueberries blackberries raspberries pineapples peaches an a protein powder I luv my juices an they help I also add about 16ozs of water to each one but I feel I need a complete detox for my liver an kidneys I’m wondering if just adding parsley to what I already use would the way to go! ! Thk you for the recipes

    • Jim Dillan says:

      Hi there and thanks for your question.

      Parsley would be a great addition but I’d suggest starting off slowly as you already have a bit of greens in there and parsley is especially detoxifying. Perhaps half the amount suggested here would be a good start and build up to more if this is well tolerated.

      Hope this helps.

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