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Parsley Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Petroselinum Hortense, Apium Petroselinum, Petroselinum Crispum
Hindi Name
Ajmood, Kurasani
Homeopathic Name
Petroselinum Crispum Convar   -   Mother Tincture

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Parsley Cures


Action of Parsley

Most Effective

Nutrients in Parsley

Most Effective

Combines With

Parts Used

Seeds, Fruits, Stems, Leaves, Roots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Parsley

Parsley may cause High Blood Pressure if taken in high dosage. Please consult a doctor for the Doses.
Avoid use its root part during pregnancy.
Excess use may cause Nausea, Vomiting.
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Parsley is a plant.
It is biennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows to a height of 60 Cm.
Best used for Joint Pain.



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Materia Medica for Parsley

Parsley General

Parsley in Hindi is known as Ajamoda. It is associated to Apiaceae family. It is mostly used for garnishing purpose.
It regulates the Hair growth and prevents Hair Loss.
It is used as a Mouth freshener and cures Bad Breath.
It alleviates Ear Infections and Deafness.
It is an excellent herb for Stomach Diseases like Flatulence, Bloating, Stomach Upset and Nausea.
Its diuretic property provides relief in Kidney, Bladder problems and combats Urinary Tract Infections.
It is used to cure Swelling and Inflammation.
Parsley contains Antiviral agents that are effective for Liver diseases mainly Hepatitis.
It resolves the High Blood Pressure problem.
It is an aid to Painful Menses.
It is an excellent cure for Anorexia.
It acts as an Appetizer and Immunity Booster.
It combats the cancer cells and helps to treat Cancer.
Parsley is a good remedy for Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Diseases and Heart Strokes.
It nourishes the skin and reduces Wrinkles, Dark Circles and Cicatrix.
It prevents Water Retention and cures Edema.
It promotes Lactation after delivery.

Caution: Excessive consumption should be avoided during Pregnancy.
Keywords: Hair Loss, Bad Breath, Ear Infections, Deafness, Flatulence, Bloating, Stomach Upset, Nausea, Swelling, Inflammation, Liver diseases, Hepatitis, High Blood Pressure, Painful Menses, Urinary Tract Infections, Cancer, Atherosclerosis, Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Strokes, Wrinkles, Dark Circles, Cicatrix, Water Retention, Edema.

Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Parsley is to Tincture it.
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Tincture: Take 1-2 ml of the tincture It is therefore, quite useful in the treatment of PMS, delayed periods and menopause. The roots and leaves work as a diuretic and can help to improve kidney function and urinary tract activity, decreasing the amount of salt reabsorbed into the tissues of the body. Parsley extracts contain B-12, vitamin K and carotene, as well, and fatty acids that can help boost the immune system to prevent colds and flu. Its high antioxidant content increases the antioxidant capacity in the bloodstream, keeping the body healthy. Depression, irritablility and hair loss are other problems that can be addressed with the use of Parsley liquid herbal tinctures three times a day.
Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
The leaves may be chewed as such.
Single Herb

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Asthma

Have leaf tincture.
Or eat raw leaves.
Else have infusion of leaves. Drink 2-3 cups per day.
Caution: Avoid parsley juice or oil during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Body Lice

Prepare a decoction of the dried Parsley. Wash the affected parts to keep off the flies and the crab Lice.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Body Odour

Eat fresh leaves of Parsley. It contains antibacterial properties. It also contains zinc which have powers to reduce the body odors.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Atherosclerosis

Include Parsley in your daily diet either in salad or cooked form.
Or : Mix One tablespoon Parsley ( Ajmod ) in a cup of boiled water and heat for 5 minutes in a covered pan. Strain and drink thrice a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Abscess

Prepare a poultice of Parsley leaves. Use it over the boils.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Heart Diseases

Drink Parsley tea once a day. You may consume it in cooked vegetable or soup form. It is rich in various nutrients which helps Heart to work well.

Parsley ( Ajmood ) for Menstrual Disorders

Include Parsley in your daily diet.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Gall Bladder

Prepare a decoction of the roots of Parsley. Have it two times a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Bad Breath

Chew Parsley leaves after your meal.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Bloating

Add little Parsley ( Ajmod ) in your preparations.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Scanty Menses

Boil 5 to 6 Parsley ( Ajmod ) leaves in one cup of water. Strain and drink. Take 2 times a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Pyelonephritis

Take fresh Parsley leaves. Chop. Boil for 15-20 minutes. Strain. Cool. Have it.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Puffy Eyes

Grind Parsley ( Ajmood ) with little water. Extract the juice. Apply it with the help of cotton for 15 minutes at night.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Dark Circles

Grind fresh Parsley ( Ajmod ) leaves. Add one teaspoon Yogurt ( Dahi ) in one teaspoon of ground Parsley ( Ajmod ). Apply it under eyes and let it dry. Rinse with normal water.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Blemishes

Daily consumption of Parsley ( Ajmod ) gives you fresh, healthy, mark less skin.
Best way to consume its juice. Extract juice of Parsley ( Ajmod ) leaves. Mix 2 tablespoon in half glass of water. Drink it once a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Melasma

Take 50 gram of Parsley ( Ajmod ) seeds. Soak in 200 ml of plum alcohol. Keep it for a week. After a week, Grind them. Apply it over affected area for 20 to 30 minutes daily.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Difficult Menses

Steep a handful of Parsley ( Ajmod ) leaves in a cup of boiling water for 5 minutes. Sieve and drink hot twice a day during periods.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Obesity

Parsley ( Ajmod ) juice taken regularly works wonders to burn fat. It is a good Detoxicant.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Nose Bleed

Parsley ( Ajmod in India ) contains Vitamin C. It strengthens the walls of the blood vessels in the Nose and prevents bleeding.
Take 1 tablespoon of fresh Parsley leaves juice. Soak a cotton ball in the juice. Insert it into the Nose. Leave it for 5 minutes. Repeat it twice a day to cure Nose Bleed.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Bruises

Parsley ( Ajmod in India ) boosts the Immune system and speeds up the healing process. It eases the pain and reduces swelling due to Bruises.
Take a handful of fresh Parsley leaves. Crush them and apply onto the Bruises. Wrap the affected area with an elastic bandage. Leave it for an hour. Repeat this process twice a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for indigestion

The Digestive and Carminative properties of Parsley ( Ajmod in India ) soothe the digestive tract. It stimulates the secretion of bile juice which helps in proper digestion of food.
Take 4 to 5 fresh leaves of Parsley. Chew them very well and swallow with a glass of water. Repeat this daily for 1 to 2 weeks to treat Indigestion.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Stye

Take a few leaves of Parsley. Boil it for 10 minutes. Strain. Dip a clean cotton cloth or cotton ball in that water. Keep that cloth on infected Eye for 10 minutes. Repeat the process 2 - 3 times in a day. It removes the toxicity and increases the healing process.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) as Antioxidant

Grind Parsley ( Ajmod ) and extract out the juice. Drink this juice regular to remove free radicals from the body.
Add Parsley ( Ajmod ) in salads. Consume it daily to get the best results.

Parsley ( Ajmood ) for Kidney Diseases

Grind few fresh Parsley ( Ajmood ) leaves and extract the juice. Drink this juice regular to keep your Kidneys healthy.
OR : Boil a few Parsley leaves in water for 5 to 10 min. Drink this tea every day for 2 weeks. It will work as a Kidney cleanser.
To make this tea more efficient, you may also add 2 tablespoons of fresh Lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of Honey.

Parsley for Hyperlactation

Include Parsley in your daily diet either in salad, juice or soup form.

Parsley for Hyperprolactinemia

Chew 3-4 fresh Parsley leaves.
OR : Include Parsley in your daily diet either in salad, juice or soup form.

Parsley for Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

Prepare a tea, made of one teaspoon of powdered Parsley ( Ajmood ) leaves and one cup of water. Drink it twice daily.

Parsley ( Ajmood ) for Gout

Drop few Parsley ( Ajmood ) leaves in 200 ml of water. Boil it for 10 minutes. Strain it. Drink this infusion once a day to treat gout.

Parsley for Menses Scanty

Eat fresh Parsley daily, as it promotes Menstrual cycles.

Parsley for Eclampsia

Add Parsley to your daily diet.

Parsley as an Aphrodisiac

Parsley increases the sexual potency.
Prepare a decotion, made of Parsley roots and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.

Parsley for Anemia

Eat fresh or dried Parsley daily. You can also add it to soups and salads.
OR : Have a cup of fresh Parsley tea daily.

Parsley ( Ajmood ) for Water Retention

Put some Parsley ( Ajmood ) in 200 ml of boiling water. Simmer it for 15 minutes. Strain off this decoction in a cup. Drink it daily to avoid Water Retention.
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Herbal Treatment For Cuts 2

Take some Marigold ( Gendha ) flower, Parsley leaves and Plantago Asiatica leaves. Crush them together to form paste. Apply this paste on the Cuts.

Herbal Treatment For Cataract 2

Mix freshly prepared juices of Carrot and Parsley leaves in equal quantity. Drink 1 cup once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Conjunctivitis 1

Mix the juices of Parsley leaves, Carrot and Spinach in 1:2:1 proportion. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 3

Mix 2 tsp freshly prepared juice of Orange, Parsley leaves and Lemon. Apply it on the freckles.

Herbal Treatment For Bad Breath 6

Chop Parsley leaves. Add some water in it with 4 Cloves. Boil. Use it as mouth wash.

Herbal Treatment For Sore Throat 4

Put the below mentioned herb in one glass of boiled water.
Two chopped Parsley leaves.
2-3 Clove.
One tablespoon powdered Myrrh.
1/4 tsp of powdered Goldenseal.
Drink decoction two-three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gallstones 2

Mix 3 parts of Turmeric root ( Haldi in India ) with 2 parts of each Parsley root ( Ajmod in India ), Eupatorium Purpureum, Common Marshmallow ( Khatami in India ), Licorice ( Mulethi in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ) and Dandelion ( Dudal in India ).
Make small tablets and take 2 tablets thrice a day.
It is good for both Kidney and Bladder stones.
Avoid during pregnancy.

Herbal Treatment For Hematoma 3

Mix Parsley in Olive oil to make a thick paste. Apply it over the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Digestive Disorders 5

Put a handful of fresh Parsley ( Ajmod ) Leaves and One teaspoon of chopped Aniseed ( Choti Saunf ) in a cup of hot water.
Boil in a covered vessel for 10 minutes.
Add some Honey and drink after meals to ease digestion.

Herbal Treatment For Eye Diseases 6

The fusion of Chicory ( Kasni in India ), Celery ( Shalari in India ), Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) and Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is an ideal remedy for healthy Eyes.
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. Vitamin A nourishes the optic nerves. It also works as an Anti-inflammatory and irritation reducing remedy.
Celery ( Shalari in India ) protects the eyes from free radicals and improves vision.
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) is a rich source of Beta Carotene and Vitamin C. It stimulates blood vessels and improves Eyesight.
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. This nutrient helps to improve Eyesight and protect it from Eye Diseases.
Take the following herbs :
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) juice 20 ml
Celery ( Shalari in India ) juice 50 ml
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) juice 40 ml
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) juice 70 to 80 ml
Mix all the juices and drink it 2 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Liver Diseases 11

Herbal formula for Liver Detoxification
Prepare a powdered mixture of equal amount of Red clover, Fennel, Cleavers, Dandelion, Oregon grape root, Burdock root, Chickweed and Parsley root. Boil 1 to 2 cups of water. Add one teaspoon of the powered mixture in it. Allow it to get cool down. Consume 1 cup of tea once a day before breakfast.

Herbal Treatment For Anemia 12

Mix 15 g of Chicory roots with similar amount of Celery and Parsley. Add this to your daily diet. Eat this combination twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Immunity Booster 4

Add 2 cutted Kiwi Fruits with 1 Lemon, some leaves of Parsley, 2 to 3 leaves of Mint and a half teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad ) into a half glass of water, Blend all together. Drink this mixture daily. This healthy juice will enhance your immunity.

Herbal Treatment For Obesity 14

Blend 2 leaves of Mint, some fresh leaves of Parsley, a half teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad ), half Lemon and 2 Kiwi Fruits with a glass of fresh water. Daily intake of this juice will help you in reducing your weight.

Herbal Treatment For Menstrual Disorders 10

Boil one cup of Parsley in 2 cups of water for 5 minutes. Add one teaspoon each of Black Pepper and Honey in it. Strain and drink sip by sip. Consume it twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Water Retention 4

Put following herbs in a pot containing 1 liter of boiling water.
Blackberry : 1 to 2 leaves
Parsley ( Ajmoood ) : 1 bunch
Celery ( Shalari ) : ½ teaspoon
Dandelion ( Dudal ) : 1 to 2 chopped leaves
Cherry : 10 stems
Corn Silk ( Bhuttee Ke Baal ) : ½ to 1 teaspoon
Fennel Seeds ( Saunf ) : ½to 1 teaspoon
Cynodon Dactylon : ½ to 1 teaspoon
Simmer it for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain this decoction. Drink this tea thrice a day.
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Abhijeet nikam ( Maharashtra )
05 Oct 2016
sir I am a farmer my state is Maharashtra in my farm I plant parsely I dontknow who would purchase pasali plz help me
06 Oct 2016
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Suminda ( Sri Lanka )
25 Jan 2017
is it available in Sri Lanka
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