Everyone uses and considers parsley a spice for soups and stews, but this vegetable is much more than that.
Parsley is a powerful diuretic which is great against urinary tract infections and other problems such as kidney diseases.
Curly leaf parsley is used often as a garnish.
Green parsley is used frequently as a garnish on potato dishes (boiled or mashed potatoes), on rice dishes (risotto or pilaf), on fish, fried chicken, lamb, goose, and steaks, as well in meat or vegetable stews (including shrimp creole, beef bourguignon, goulash, or chicken paprikash).
This article presents a parsley tea which is popular in the Balkans.
Here’s how to prepare it:
• 5 tablespoons of chopped parsley
• 1 l. water
The preparation of the parsley tea is simple – all you need to do is to put the chopped parsley into a liter of boiling water.
Leave the tea for 20 minutes, then strain it and it’s done!
Parsley is a powerful diuretic and an antioxidant which can stimulate water disposal from the body, an important process that eliminates toxins, bacteria and harmful substances along the water.
Note: although the parsley tea is beneficial, you should drink it in limited amounts.
The daily recommended amount of the tea is one liter.