Traditionally Used For
- Bladder Problems
- Endocrine System
- Eye Problems
- Urinary Tract
- Weight Loss
A Good Source Of
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Parsley is easily grown by yourself. It grows without any special care or attention. If you have a garden, simply throw some seed down and Parsley will magically grow.
Look for dark green leaves. The darker the leaves, the more chlorophyll there is.
Due to the fact that Parsley is a green juice, you will find it beneficial to have no more than about ¼ of your juice consisting of green juice.
Parsley is a natural diuretic also. Parsley should never be drunk by itself as it is simply too powerful.
Parsley is very concentrated and so I try not use to any more than 1 ounce in every 8 ounce glass.
Parsley is high in oxalic acid and should be avoided by those who suffer from or are at risk for kidney stones, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and those whose stomach is easily irritated. Read my notes on oxalic acid for more information.
Since parsley is high in oxalic acid, you should also avoid combining parsley with other vegetables that are high in calcium, such as broccoli. Oxalic acid combines with calcium to create an indigestible compound. You should also avoid eating calcium rich food immediately after eating or juicing parsley or any food high in oxalic acid. This includes foods like tofu.
Most people have a certain vegetable that they have always liked. For me, it has always been parsley. Ever since a child, this is one vegetable that I could never get enough of. As a child, we used to grow parsley on the windowsill, unfortunately, I ate it all before the parsley could fully mature!
Chinese Herbal Information
5 Elements: wood
5 Flavors: sour
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Cautions & Suggestions:
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Herbal and Homeopathic Remedies That You Might Like
I have personally been using herbal and homeopathic remedies with great success since 1992. So like me, you might find that in addition to juicing, the following herbal and/or homeopathic remedies may be beneficial in helping you achieve greater and better health.
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Homeopathic remedy increases iron absorption to avoid iron deficiency anemia.
Picture of Parsley
Photo by Donovan Govan.
Parsley — Nutritional Analysis
- Value / 100 g
- Total lipid (fat)
- Carbohydrate, by difference
- Fiber, total dietary
- Calcium, Ca
- Iron, Fe
- Magnesium, Mg
- Phosphorus, P
- Potassium, K
- Sodium, Na
- Zinc, Zn
- Copper, Cu
- Manganese, Mn
- Selenium, Se
- Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
- Pantothenic acid
- Vitamin B-6
- Folate, total
- Folic acid
- Folate, food
- Folate, DFE
- Vitamin B-12
- Vitamin A, IU
- Vitamin A, RAE
- Vitamin E
- Amino Acids
- Aspartic acid
- Glutamic acid
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