Parsley is commonly used to improve the taste of our dishes, but this miraculous herb hides more than one secret. On one hand, it is a powerful diuretic that effectively treats urinary tract infections and other kidney related health problems. Parsley is also beneficial because it prevents water retention.
The parsley tea that we recommend in this article is very popular in the Balkan countries. Try this amazing recipe that not only boosts your metabolism but it also increases diuresis and helps you get rid of excess water in your body. The method of preparation is extremely simple.
- 5 sprigs of chopped parsley
- 4 cups of water
Preparation and consumption
Start by adding the chopped parsley in 4 cups of boiling water. Remove from heat and set aside for 20 minutes. Your drink is ready, drink it throughout the day, the recommended daily dose is 4 cups.
As it is a powerful diuretic, parsley also helps to eliminate toxins, bacteria and harmful substances from your body. It is also an excellent antioxidant that neutralizes the effects of free radicals, reducing the risk of serious diseases like cancer.