Swollen legs can be caused by various reasons, such as, unhealthy diet, menstrual cycle, weight gain, poor blood circulation, and pregnancy. Moreover, some external factors like temperature changes, humidity, gravity and hot weather can also cause swollen legs.
This condition is very uncomfortable and painful. In order to reduce the swelling, you need to lie down and lift your legs up to a 30 cm height.
This solution is temporary, quick and mild. However, in this article, read about more permanent solution that will help you eliminate excess fluids from your body permanently, and prevent your legs from swelling.
The solution is quite simple and it is parsley tea. This tea is natural diuretic and it has a number of health benefits for the well-being and health in general. According to a study which was published in 2002 in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology, parsley tea has potent diuretic properties, a capacity to impede sodium ion and potassium pumps and to promote the flow of urine and osmosis.
Differently from other diuretics which reduce potassium levels, parsley is abundant in this mineral. It stimulates the performance of the organism in general. Thereby, you can consume high amounts of parsley without having to experience any side-effects.
According to a Brazilian study from 2009, called “Diuretic and hypotensive activity of aqueous extract of parsley seeds” parsley regulates the blood pressure and boost the flow of the urine at simultaneously.
According to one of the most experienced herbalists in the U.S, Dr. John R. Christopher, the recommended daily dosage of parsley tea or raw parsley for edema treatment is 2 quarts (64 oz.). In order to use all of its benefits, use the whole herbs, together with its leaves and roots.
Prepare the Tea in This Way
Put 5 tablespoons of finely chopped and fresh parsley into 500 ml of boiled water. Boil for additional five minutes. Then, wait for about 20 minutes till the tea cools and strain it.
Use in This Way
Drink this tea 3 times on a daily basis and swollen legs will no longer be an issue for you.
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