is one herb which has earned itself quite a reputation
for its dislike of being transplanted, and is best
grown from seed in the place you wish it to grow.
tends to rob the soil (like nettles) concentrating
the many vitamins and minerals in its leaves, and
is therefore rich in iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium,
beta-carotene, and chlorophyll, making it an excellent
food for anyone feeling run-down, suffering from
fatigue or anaemia. Encourages urination and is
a good remedy for fluid retention associated with
menstrual irregularities and cystitis. as a uterine
tonic it can relieve cramping pains and stimulate
menstrual flow. It is also used as a digestive remedy
for colic, flatulence, and indigestion and is a
As an age old remedy for bad breath, Parsley is
particularly effective at combating garlic and onion
odours - chew the fresh leaves or seeds after meals.
Parsley wine is said to be a valuable aphrodisiac.
! Avoid large quantities of
leaves and seeds and oil during pregnancy, or if
suffering from kidney inflammation !