Category Archives for "Parsley"

Garlic and Parsley Oil Health Benefits

Parsley Oil BenefitsParsley and garlic oil are a particularly potent combination for better health. They both contain substances that may help prevent cancer, improve cardiovascular health and strengthen our immune systems against viral infections like the common cold.

Parsley oil has many benefits for your health and is also an exceptional natural deodorizer and will actually make the usually pungent garlic oil odorless. Very good news if you want to enjoy garlic while still being able to talk to people without having them backing away.

Garlic, Parsley Oil and Cancer

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How to Use Parsley for Dark Circles Under the Eyes

Dark Circles under the eyes ParsleyMost people have some discoloration of the delicate skin under their eyes to varying degrees, particularly after a long day or big night out. But for many of us this is a more persistent problem.

There are many potential causes of dark circles under the eyes. While some people may have a genetic disposition, more commonly they are caused by lack of sleep, stress, eating unhealthy junk food, excess alcohol, menstruation for women, smoking, sinusitis and poor circulation to this area of the face.

Dark circles under the eyes and not a great thing to wake up to in the mirror in the morning but there is a natural treatment can help.

Crushed parsley, applied topically, is a simple remedy for skin discoloration and puffiness, that you can easily make and use at home.

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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 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.

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Health Benefits of Parsley for Cancer, Arthritis and Heart Disease

Parsley BenefitsMost people think of parsley as just decoration and leave it to the side of the plate uneaten. That’s a shame because the health benefits of parsley are quite amazing and it’s a superfood we’d all do well to eat a lot more of, particularly if we’d like to lower our risk of diseases like cancer, arthritis and heart disease.

Parsley is also a very beneficial digestive aid, detoxifier and cleanser and can even make you smell better. There’s definitely a lot more to this herb than just garnish.

Parsley – the Anti-Cancer Herb

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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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