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Parsley Juice Powder

Parsley belongs to the order of Apiales, family of Apiaceae and is scientifically addressed as Petroselium crispum. Parsley finds its most varied use as a spice but also has many health benefits as well.

Nutritional Analysis :

The nutritional value of parsley is extremely high. It is rich in Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate, Vitamin C and K. Its high mineral density makes it an excellent food for the development of healthy blood due to the presence of iron, copper and manganese. Potassium further enriches it, followed by zinc which is also present in smaller quantities.

Health Benefits :

Besides being a spice and a condiment, parsley is also has many medicinal uses.

Anti Rheumatic and anti arthritic – Both rheumatism and arthritis are caused due to excessive coagulation of uric acid in the muscles as well as joints which then prevents blood from flowing in that region. Parsley is a detoxifier that aids in removing the toxins from the body and also helps purify the blood. Since it is a diuretic, it first removes excess water, salts, uric acid etc. through increased urination and then stimulates the flow of blood circulation in the body.

Anti Microbial – The anti-microbial properties of parsley serve as a protection against infections.

Digestive – Parsley is extremely helpful in fighting gastro-intestinal disorders and other related anomalies such as flatulence, nausea, vomiting, stomach aches, chest pains, hyper tension and indigestion.

Emmenagogue: Parsley initiates the secretion of estrogen which aids in combating delayed menstruation. It also helps deal with related problems like fatigue, nausea, annoyance, pain, abdominal cramps etc.

Hypertensive: Drugs derived from parsley are known to lower blood pressure thereby reducing the risk of heart attack.

Laxative: Parsley consists of laxative properties which aids in having clear bowel movements by stimulating the peristaltic motion.

Preparations :

Parsley is consumed fresh as a garnish, as a drug or a supplement as well. It is commercially converted into tablets, juice, juice powder and oil.

References :

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John W. Jett. ‘That Devilish Parsley ' West Virginia University Extension Service. Last retrieved April 26, 2007.

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