Latest studies show that more people are dying from lung cancer than for any other existing type of cancer. This type of cancer attacks both genders, male and female. Nowadays, lung cancer causes more people to die than breast, pancreatic, and colon cancers.
Be aware of the fact that over 85% of lung cancer cases originate from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCL). Numerous experts from all over the world are conducting studies to identify dietary agents derived from plants which could then serve as effective and promising chemo preventives. There is one representative called apigenin, which is a plant flavone. This compound is highly found in parsley.
Namely, a recent study has found out that apigenin can destroy up to 86% of cancer cells. Parsley is not the only plant that contains this compound, some other vegetables and fruits contain plenty apigenin, including: celery, orange, oregano, onion, artichoke, coriander, chamomile, and red wine.
Nonetheless, the experts claim that apigenin contained in parsley is the most effective in the battle against lung cancer as it is mostly concentrated. According to specialists this compound has potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-carcinogenic properties. Over the last few years, a substantial progress has been made in studying the biological effects of apigenin at cellular and molecular levels.
Here below is a recipe for preparing the best parsley tea.
– 3 tsp parsley roots
– 1 cup boiling water
Method of preparation:
Start with slicing the parsley roots, and then put them in a saucepan with 1 cup of boiling water. Leave it to boil for 5 min. Once 5 minutes pass remove it from heat, and cover the saucepan with a lid. Leave it covered for about 15 minutes, and then strain it.
Use: According to experts you need to consume 3 cups a day.
NOTE: Parsley is a powerful diuretic, and one of the best ways to successfully treat urinary tract infections and eliminate kidney stones.
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