Benefits of parsley and garlic

Skin is the second kidney and when primary kidney is underfunctioning more perspiration results. Medicinally, parsley is good for the lungs, stomach, bladder and liver.   By taking juice of leaves, we get lots of vitamin A and C, more vitamin C than oranges. The chlorophyll in leaves  is a great antiseptic acts as a great breath freshener. They are also full of minerals, iron, calcium, potassium, thiamin, niacin and riboflavin. Since the juice has diuretic qualities, flushing the kidneys, helping to stimulate urination when the kidneys are sluggish and acting as a mild laxative. It is a good carminative, which helps the body release cramp-producing gas in the stomach and intestines. It also helps move excess mucous from the body. It can aid the body in expelling tapeworms and other parasites and is used to encourage menstrual flow. In other words parsley gets thing going, it breaks up congestion and keeps things moving along.

If you are looking at parsley to stimulate more urine outputs that sweating is reduced, go ahead. It will clear body odor and reduce under-arm sweating as well as overall sweating.

Garlic has anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. It has a wide area of application: wounds, ulcers, skin infections, flu, athlete's foot, some viruses, strep, worms, respiratory ailments, high blood pressure, blood thinning, cancer of the stomach, colic, colds, kidney problems, bladder problems, and ear aches, to name a few. Eating garlic raw is most potent way to take it. It will boost immunity, increase urine too, reducing the sweating. To take it without increasing stomach acids, saut it in clarified butter and take or eat with yogurt.

One can take garlic and parsley juice together, so that warming quality of garlic gets compensated by cooling quality of parsley.

answered by S B

Warning: does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. see additional information
Read more questions in Nutrition