We often use parsley as a garnish. But, it can do much more than make your dish look pretty.
Parsley tea offers amazing health benefits!
- Anti-cancer potential- Myristicin, a compound in parsley, inhibits the growth of lung and stomach tumors. According to a recent study on lab mice, myristicin in parsley leaves reduced the growth of stomach and lung tumor.
- Repairs nerves- Neurotoxicity is number one cause of nerve damage. If by any chance you did not know it, neurotoxicity is neurotoxicity is a damage of the brain or the peripheral nervous system. It is usually caused by man-made poisons, like pesticides and heavy metals.These poisons impair the function of the nervous system, and may even disrupt or kill nerves. Remember, the nerves transmit and process information in the human brain, and other parts of the nervous system.According to a study, parsley juice treats the symptoms of neurotoxicity.
Researchers found that parsley juice improved the condition of mice poisoned with cadmium.
- Reduce inflammation- Inflammation is a major cause of chronic diseases like arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis. But, parsley can help you in this one, too!It is packed with vitamin C, which means that it reduces the level of c-reaction protein in the body. This protein is an inflammation marker.
The best way to reap all the benefits of parsley is to make yourself a nice cup of parsley tea, and we will give you the best recipe ever!
- 4-5 parsley stalks (leaves, too)
- 3 cups water
- ½ lemon
- 1 tsp. honey
Bring the water to a boil. Put your parsley in a heatproof pitcher or any other container.
Pour the water in.
Steep for about 5 minutes, and strain. Your parsley tea is ready!