Origin: Obtained a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae that is native to the central Mediterranean region (Cyprus, southern Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Malta, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia), but has naturalized elsewhere in Europe.
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Overview: Parsley leaf is an herb native to the Mediteranean region and naturalized in Europe. It is widely used as an herb, spice, and a vegetable.
It is an excellent source of flavonoids and antioxidants, especially luteolin, apigenin, folic acid, vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamin A.
- Preventing cellular damage from free radicals
- Supporting bone health
- Lowering risk of certain cancers
- Preventing age-related macular degeneration
- Improving heart health
- Preventing bacterial infections
Common Dosage: Currently there is not enough scientific information to determine the standard dosage for parsley leaf.