7 Tips and tricks on Parsley
You might be wondering why parsley pops up quite a lot of the time in cold-pressed green juice recipes and juice bars.
That is because this tiny-leaf plant is a nutritious Powerhouse rich with chlorophyll, vitamin A, B, C, K, folate and iron.
Parsley is one of the best disease-fighting herbs and has been used as a natural medicine for centuries.
Suffice to say, Parsley is a great herb to use when cooking and making smoothies.
So, without further adieu, here are a few tips and tricks on how parsley might come in handy to improve your day to day busy city lifestyle:
- Keep your Immune system up!
The high vitamin C content (higher than oranges) and the multi immune-enhancing compounds in parsley make it an extraordinary immunity booster. If you feel like you’re getting sick or have an important deadline coming up. Try Juicing Parsley Juice.
Immune fighting Parsley Shot:
½ bunch of Parsley
A little Water
Makes 2 shots
- Hangover? Parsley to the rescue!
Parsley is awesome for helping to heal the lining of your gut when your digestion is feeling more than a little inflamed from the champagne-sugar-bomb you had last night.
Parsley helps cleanse your liver, get rid of toxins and bloating.
Parsley benefits liver activities, reduces liver congestion, and nourishes the blood.
- Parsley Facemask
This Facemask acts as an effective cleaner.
Apply this mask twice a week to remove dead skin cells and accumulated dirt from the face.
Blend a handful of Parsley with 2 big tbsp. of yoghurt so that it forms a paste.
Add 1 teaspoon oatmeal and a few drops of tea tree oil to it. Mix it into the paste.
Apply it on a clean face and neck and leave for 15 minutes.
Wash it off and pat dry.
- Erase Dark Circles under your eyes
Soak cotton balls in parsley juice and keep it under the eyes for 10 minutes.
Do this twice a week to reduce dark circles.
- Bad breath
Bad breath is usually a sign of a toxic colon. If the condition is not yet too far advanced,
the purifying and cleansing effect of parsley juice makes a good remedy to clean up the toxic environment. It is rich in chlorophyll to help neutralize bad breath, and acts as a deodorizer and anti-mutagen.
- Regulates Menstrual Cycles and Soothes Cramps
Parsley contains a compound called apiol, which helps regulate the menstrual cycle and soothes menstrual cramps.
It has been used by indigenous cultures to help regulate fertility, and acts as a powerful menstrual stimulant.
Parsley also helps to control premenstrual symptoms like abdominal swelling, pain, and nausea. Drinking this juice every day in the week leading up to menses ensures a problem-free menstrual cycle.
- Secet Juice bar tips:
Infuse Parsley with Ionized Kangen water for more taste and benefits.
Grow your own Parsley plant at home. Plus It’s fun too!
Freeze Parsley Juice in ice cube trays, so when its defrosted it hasn’t lost any of it’s nutrients and great to use in smoothies!
So there you go! Hope you enjoyed my top 6 fun secret facts about parsley. Be sure to check out my cold pressed juices on www.juicetoboost.com , especially the ones with parsley! 😉