Can parsley be considered a blood thinner?

Parsley is not a blood thinner — on the contrary, parsley is among several vegetables that are high in Vitamin K, which helps blood coagulation. If you need a blood thinner, you should in fact avoid eating too much parsley. If, on the other hand, you ask this question because you need to avoid blood thinners, there is no need to worry.

In addition to vitamin K, parsley also contains huge quantities of other vitamins and minerals. While Parsley can be eaten raw, it has traditionally been used in other concoctions. The leaves of parsley are used to make herbal tea, an effective antidote to several conditions like kidney stones, infections of the balder, jaundice. To prepare this tea, pour hot water over dried parsley leaves, and let it steep for some time. Now strain and drink. You can add some sugar or honey for taste. You can also use tea that has not had sugar or honey added to it as a compress. Soak a handkerchief in the tea and place on eyes in case of swelling. An ointment made of parsley leaves and roots can also help reduce other swellings.

Parsley has traditionally been used to avoid bad breath and has been served along with various dishes. Chewing parsley helps you keep your mouth smelling fresh and clean. The roots and the leaves of parsley can also be ground up to make an oil that helps get rid of lice. The pain from stings or bites can be reduced with parsley. Simply pound the leaves of parsley till they forms a paste. Now add some oatmeal to this and apply on the stings.

answered by G M

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