Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A.W.

Nota de alcance (en)

Uses:  bronchitis, local pain, urinary infection. kidneys                                                

Origin: Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, United States.     

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Crispy parsley is a well known and nutritious culinary herb. The leaves have a high content of vitamins A, C, and E, as well as breath freshening chlorophyll, bone strengthening flourine, and minerals. Parsley seeds and root have diuretic properties and have been used to treat high blood pressure, cystitis, gout, and other forms of arthritis. It is approved by Commission E for urinary infections and stones. In ancient Greece, parsley was associated with death, and wreaths of parsley were placed on graves.
Toxicity:
Parsley is a strong uterine stimulant, and its seeds and root should not be taken during pregnancy or by individuals with kidney disease.

Part used::
Seeds, Leaves

Origin:
Mediterranean

Nota bibliográfica (en)

1) Geraldini , Isanete, Journal of Ethnopharmacology v. 173, 2015 . -- p. 383-423

2) Hull, Kathleen; Photog. Hull, Meredith /Indiana Medical History Museum: Guide to the Medicinal Plant Garden./ USA: Indiana Medical History Museum. 2010. -- p. 58.

Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A.W.
Término aceptado: 08-May-2017