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The Many Health Benefits of Superfood Vegetables and Greens like Bok Choy, Parsley and Pumpkin.

A Parsley Face Mask for Acne, Dark Spots and Discolored Skin


Parsley face mask for acneParsley is well known for its skin lightening properties that can help reduce the appearance of dark spots and discolored skin on your face. It is also a beneficial acne treatment, particularly when used fresh.

Some commercial products trumpet the addition of parsley extract in their formulas. But why pay exorbitant prices for minuscule amounts, when you can easily make a parsley face mask at home for a fraction of the cost and at much greater strength and effectiveness?

Homemade Dark Spots and Acne Face Mask with Parsley, Honey and Lemon

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Eating Parsley for Healthy Skin and Hair


Parsley SkinFresh parsley is a simple and nutritious food to add to a variety of meals such as salads, soups, pesto, pasta and rice dishes, stir fries and sandwiches. Eating parsley is also a great way to get many of the important nutrients for healthy skin and hair into your diet.

Parsley Nutrients for Healthy Skin

Parsley is rich in vitamin C which is needed for collagen production, clearing up blemishes and maintaining good skin tone. The very high levels of vitamin K in it may also help improve skin’s elasticity and appearance as well as speeding up wound healing and reducing redness. Continue Reading

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 benefits include kidney cleansing and liver detoxification. Ahead are 2 special recipes for using parsley as a natural kidney treatment and liver healer.

The first is a powerful parsley juice with a combination of natural ingredients for effective detox and cleansing.

The second is a great tasting parsley, cucumber and watermelon smoothie that is especially good for flushing your kidneys of toxins.

First, a couple of precautions before using the amounts of parsley recommended in these recipes.

Parsley Side Effects

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.

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11 Parsley Benefits for Better Health, Less Disease and Improving Your Appearance


Parsley Benefits

The health benefits of parsley are quite amazing and it’s a superfood well worth eating a lot more of, particularly if you’d like to live longer and lower your risk of serious diseases like cancer, arthritis and heart disease.

If you’re young and care more about your appearance, parsley can help here too, with powerful nutrients for better skin, preventing acne and encouraging healthy hair growth.

Parsley is also a very beneficial digestive aid, detoxifier and internal cleanser, immune booster and can even make you smell better. Both curly and Italian parsley have very similar nutritional properties and there’s definitely a lot more to this herb than just garnish.

Here are 11 important health benefits that show just how good parsley is for you and why you should have it in your meals more often.

1. Aids Digestion and Improves Your Breath

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Parsley During Pregnancy and Other Precautions


Pregnancy and Parsley While there are many health benefits in eating parsley regularly, pregnant women, people taking blood thinning medications and those suffering from kidney or gallbladder diseases are often advised to not have large amounts of parsley in their diet. Here’s why.

Parsley Pregnancy Concerns

Amongst its many other properties, parsley is considered a emmenagogue in herbal medicine, meaning it can stimulate the uterus and potentially lead to uterine contractions.

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Parsley Nutrition and Why It’s Too Good to be a Garnish


Nutrition in ParsleyParsley is a green superfood so rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrients that eating it is like using a multivitamin supplement – only one that actually works.

The nutrition in this herb is much more easily assimilated than in engineered multivitamins and many people who start using it regularly in their diet with attest to the many health benefits of parsley.

Parsley Vitamins

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