Most people are familiar with parsley as the garnish that sits on the edge of your dinner plate and doesn’t get touched. However, this herb can actually do you a lot of good.
Parsley is high in vitamins and minerals and boasts many properties that treat a wide range of health conditions. Brewed as tea, parsley is even more effective due to the additional flavonoids. Parsley tea has even been featured on the popular “Dr. Oz Show” as a weight loss aid.
Here are the top five parsley tea benefits and how you can incorporate parsley into your diet.
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