The Cleansing Benefits of Parsley For Kidney Cleanse
Parsley is known to be a food ornament; it can be seen in platters of steaks or a serving of fried chicken along with other “ornamental” vegetables to make food more presentable or appetizing. But what most of us don’t know is that parsley has rich amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that can be very beneficial to our health.
Why use parsley for kidney cleansing
Parsley or specifically parsley juice is a concentrated beverage that contains all the healthy goodness of the herb. This herb has been known to be helpful in kidney cleansing and detoxifying the liver while providing the body with natural enzymes, chlorophyll and most importantly antioxidants that can help reduce the effects of premature aging.
Parsley is also known as a natural diuretic which means it can stimulate the kidneys to increase urine production. When the kidneys are able to increase production of urine it is able to cleanse the body from toxins and other harmful microorganisms as well. And using a parsley kidney cleanse regularly will help you become healthier and less prone to illness especially infections.
Cleansing and kidney stone prevention
Cleansing is important in preventing the growth of kidney stones in the kidneys and in the bladder. It is known that the kidneys filter blood; it removes toxins and salts that may accumulate in our body and cause illness. Cleansing will help the kidneys remove these toxins in the blood ensuring that stones will least likely to grow and multiply.
How to use parsley for cleansing
Unfortunately you can never take advantage of parsley even when you eat an entire stalk of the herb. There are only two ways to use parsley for cleansing; one is to use a juicer to make parsley juice and the other one is by drinking parsley tea.
In making parsley juice with a juicer, wash a several stalks of parsley and place these in a juicer. Add ¼ cup of water and then you are done. If the taste of parsley juice is overpowering, you may otherwise add other cleansing fruits and vegetables like lemon juice and cucumber or other complementary ingredients. Take a glassful of parsley juice in the morning and in the evening for three weeks for best results.
In making parsley tea, gather a handful of the herb and clean by rinsing with cool water. Boil a pot-full of water and add parsley. Let it boil for 10 to 15 minutes and then allow to cool down. When the parsley tea has cooled, strain it with clean gauze and place it in a bottle. Place this in the refrigerator to drink every day. You may also drink parsley tea while it is still warm.
Any special considerations
There are no known side effects in drinking parsley tea or juice however it is contraindicated in pregnant women. It is also important that patients who have been diagnosed with kidney stones and kidney infections consult their doctor before they try any natural remedy for kidney cleansing.