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Related to petroselinum hortense: Petroselinum crispum
Lots of vitamin C and iron. High chlorophyll content works to absorb odors, making it great for bad breath and after eating garlic. Great for eating raw, juicing, blending or tea. Helps oxygen metabolism, cleans blood, dissolves sticky deposits in veins, maintains elasticity of blood vessels, helps remove moderately sized kidney stones and gallstones, stimulates bowel, treats deafness and ear infections, the sexual system, and stimulates adrenals. Parsley tea or juice strengthens teeth, fights gum and mouth infections, makes a face lotion, and settles stomach after a meal. Tea also used to treat treat urinary infections, fluid retention, congestion from flu and colds, lessen asthma attacks, kidney and liver obstructions, anemia, antiseptic, lowers blood pressure, antitumor, liver stimulant, treats hypoglycemia, diuretic, good fiber laxative, encourages milk production for nursing mothers. Grow near roses, asparagus and other garden plants to keep bugs way.