Parsley is rich in many vital vitamins, including Vitamin C, B,12,K and A. It also helps in keeping your immune system strong, strengthens your bones and heals the nervous system, too.
Eating parsley can decrease the danger of cancers like skin, alimentary canal, breast and prostate cancer.
Regular use of parsley can help control your blood pressure. The folic acid in this herb is like a tonic for your heart.
Parsley essential oil has been proven to suppress an overstimulated immune response, which makes it a crucial player in the fight against allergies, auto-immune and persistent inflammatory disorders.
Parsley helps you to lessen the swelling and pain related to arthritis.
Parsley also offers protection from an extensive selection of disorders–from diabetes, colon cancer to asthma.
DID YOU KNOW?
Parsley is a biennial plant, which means that it completes its life cycle in two years.
Parsley was used in ancient Rome, as an ingredient in salads, to eliminate effects of a hangover and as a wreath in the form of garlands on the head.
Parsley is one of the most popular herbs in the world and is used as an ingredient in salads, soups, stews and dishes made of tomato, meat and fish.
Chewing parsley can aid in elimination of bad breath, especially after consumption of garlic.
Fresh as well as dried parsley is available in the markets all year round
Fresh parsley should be stored inside the refrigerator, packed in a zip pouch or wrapped in a slightly dampened paper towel. Meanwhile, dried leaves can keep well for a few months when stored in a tightly sealed glass container and when placed in a cool, dark and dry place