Parsley, a familiar garnish and culinary herb, is a potent medicinal herb known since antiquity

Curled-leaf ParsleyPetroselinum crispum- Curled Leaf Parsley
Petroselinum neapolitanum- Italian Flat-leaf Parsley
Petroselinum tuberosum- Hamburg Parsley

Parsley is a Culinary herb with many uses:

Parsley is rich in vitamins, minerals & is tasty!

Parsley is easy to grow and may also be used to enhance general health and well-being. Parsley is a member of the Umbelliferae which includes carrots, dill and fennel.

Parsley is native to the Mediterranean and today is grown in vegetable and herb gardens around the world, indoors and outdoors alike.

Parsley roots and leaves are used as culinary herbs, but the roots, leaves and parsley seeds are used for medicinal purposes. The flowers are edible seldom used.

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Growing Parsley in your herb garden

To keep a ready supply of Parsley on hand, grow parsley as a garden herb or a potted herb as a house plant.

best maturity Zones for growing parsley of all varieties:

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Planting parsley in your herb garden:

Growing Parsley in the garden:

How to harvest; Drying, freezing and how to store parsley:

Medicinal Uses of Parsley:

parsley tea:

Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of dried parsley leaves or 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley leaves. Steep for 10-15 minutes and strain into a cup or pot. Sprinkle the parsley tea with a dash of garlic or onion powder. Sip one cup of parsley tea up to three times per day.

The parsley tea can have a diuretic action that flushes the urinary tract during an infection or when kidney stones are present. It relieves water retention and the parsley seeds and leaves can improve your appetite and promote better digestion.

Cooking with parsley, the use of parsley as a culinary herb: