Parsley tea; effects and preparation


Parsley tea has been prepared since ancient times, more precisely the ancient Greece, where it was drunk to remove excess water from the body, to clean the kidneys, and to detoxify the organism, after heavy and wine-filled dinners. Also, the parsley was considered a sacred plant, used in marriage ceremonies.

How to use parsley as a medicine 

Parsley is a herbaceous two-year-old plant of strong and aromatic flavor, which flourishes in July and August, its flowers are greenish-yellow, gathered in the shield form at the top of the stem, the stalk is round, and the Parsley leaves are three-fold feathered and light green. In addition, parsley as a medicine also helps in the following diseases: anemia, arthritis, inflammation of the bladder, allergy, kidney disease, gout, cellulite, heart disease, parasites in the intestines, liver and prostate diseases, poor circulation and obesity. Its diuretic action is contradictory in cases of kidney inflammation and in this case parsley should not be consumed.
Parsley root, the seeds and leaves contain essential oils and are rich in vitamin C. They also contain an apiol that causes internal organs and blood flow problems. Its largest quantities can be found in aromatic oils made from parsley root. This food it is considered a great vegetable. As spice it has extremely preventative effect in our body and at the same time stimulates the organs for work. Also, parsley tea is excellent for women because it has estrogenic activity and enhances libido, for preventive purposes it is used to prevent the occurrence of osteoporosis and for the strengthening of the bones due to fluorine and boron in it composition. Today, most often in the treatment, tea leaves or parsley root syrups are used.

Parsley Latin Name: Petroselinum hortense

The effects of parsley tea

Parsley tea is rich in vitamins A, C, E, and numerous minerals. It lowers bad cholesterol, is used to reduce blood pressure, relieves painful periods, and is useful in irregular menstruation and rich in iron, so it is recommended for anemia. It is ideal for washing the urinary pathways, to cause sweating, to treat conjunctivitis and many other problems ... Let's start in order - how to make parsley tea.

Parsley tea


  • Take a spoon of parsley root and add it to 2.5 dl of water.
  • Boil the root for 5 minutes, then cover for 10 minutes, then cool and strain.
  • Drink 3 times a day one cup of tea

This first recipe for tea is intended for people who have frequent bloating of the stomach, difficulty urinating but it is also great for calming the nervous tension and alleviating pain in the body.


There is a belief that parsley can help you lose kilogram or two. Many teas for weight loss contain parsley. It burns the kilograms, but only because a lot of water comes out of the body. Parsley cleans the body during weight loss but do not expect much more from that.

Parsley tea for strengthening the libido 
  • Mix 100 grams of parsley root and 100 grams of parsley seeds
  • Take 2 teaspoons of this mixture and cook for 5 minutes in 2 dl of water.
  • Cover, let it stand for 1 hour and strain

We sweeten with honey or rosemary. We drink it in the evening and we can even drink it 2-3 times a day in the evening. With this tea, celery juice showed great results in the amount of 1 dl in small sips.

Parsley tea for strengthening the libido no. 2

You need:
  • Parsley root 50 grams, sweet fern 50 g, rabbit thorn 50 g, and nettle 50 g.

Take 3 tablespoons of the mixture and cook for 5 minutes in half a liter of water. Cover and after 3 hours strain well.. This tea is drunk 3 times a day before eating.

Parsley tea for strengthening the libido no. 3
  • 50 g of parsley, 50 g of bear grape, 50 g of Herniaria glabra, 50 g of birch, 50 g of scotch of grass.

It is prepared as the previous recipe.

Parsley tea for blood cleansing
  • Take 100 g of parsley leaves, 100 g of parsley root, 100 g of juniper and 100 g of dandelion.
  • From the tea mixture of these plants we take 2 spoons and pour over with 6 dl boiling water.
  • Cover, let it stand for 1 h and strain.
  • It is good if we crush the juniper berries.

Parsley tea is sweetened and we drink it three times in the amount of 2 dl per day, and we can add to this therapy propolis drops, in a way that we add around 10 drops of propolis to tea.

  • Mix 100 g of root, leaves of parsley.
  • From this mixture take 2 spoons and cook in 2dl of water for 5-8 minutes.
  • Cover, let it stand for 1 h and then strain.

We drink it before every meal. In addition to being good for sand and stone in the kidneys, this tea is good against jaundice and in the treatment of spleen and liver.

Parsley tea for face care

In addition to teas and tea blends, as an excellent and effective means parsley against face stains proved excellent. For this simple recipe we need a parsley leaves which should be finely cut and placed in the evening to soak in a liter of water. In the morning the water in which parsley leaves have spent the night and that water is used for face washing, it is excellent for removing sun and liver spots.


The parsley plant has a very estrogenic effect and benefits to soften the breasts and create milk in the breast, to induce a monthly cycle and to facilitate delivery. However, in addition to the above mentioned effects, parsley in pregnancy requires caution and you must contact your gynecologist if you want to drink tea from it. IMPORTANT NOTE: The usage of parsley essential oil is forbidden because it can cause severe health effects: it irritates the stomach, causes fatty liver, arrhythmia, hallucinogenic effects, and in pregnant women causes abortion. The root of the parsley contains ingredients that can cause photodermatitis in susceptible individuals. Parsley oil can only be used according to the doctor's prescription. This oil is effective in urinary tract infections and the appearance of blood in the urine, or sand or stones in the kidneys. For external application it is used for insect bites such as mosquitoes and hair lice.

  • Take 1 kg of black locust honey. 2 dl of juice from the root and leaves of parsley and 5 dl of raspberry juice.
  • All ingredients should be thoroughly mixed and taken 3 times in the amount of one spoon before meals.

This syrup, should be drunk by person suffering from anxiety disorder because it calms the nervous tension.


Take out the middle part of the bread and mix it well with parsley leaves and make a patch similar to pancakes. Apply it on the eyes and keep it there for 1 hours.