Benefits of parsley for the skin
Is parsley good for the skin?
The use of parsley at the external skin level differs greatly from its use internally , as a mucosal regenerator, that is, the effects attributed to it are similar, while the way in which it is applied is very different.
How to apply parsley remedies on the skin?
If we want to obtain its benefits at the topical level, we must apply it crushed as a poultice, directly on the skin, in cases such as:
- Essential oil, due to its content in two substances called apiol and myristicin.
- In skin spots caused by the sun, whether on the face or on the body, it minimizes its visibility due to its lightening effect.
- To wash the eyes, in case of boils or some mild inflammatory involvement.
- In bags or dark circles under the eyes due to fatigue, as a toning.
- Against edema and bruising.
Why do parsley remedies on the skin take place?
The effects are attributable to its vitamin C content. It has the following effects:
- It has high healing effects, regenerates the connective tissue and stimulates the synthesis of collagen, tones the skin and minimizes the appearance of wrinkles or premature stretch marks.
- It can be seen externally, by minimizing the appearance of hemorrhoids and varicose veins.
- It promotes the health of the gums of the mouth and prevents bleeding due to its healing effect.
- It protects the skin from premature aging caused by the negative action of free radicals throughout the body.
- In smokers the recommendations of this vitamin are tripled, to be able to counteract the effects of free radicals.
Benefits of parsley by means of internal application
If we want to obtain its benefits internally, we must ingest it through the form of consumption that we prefer.
Depending on its properties, it can have beneficial effects at the level of the mucous membranes, tissues and cells of our body, such as:
- Refreshing: It would be used as a rehydrating drink that maintains the moisture of the skin and prevents peeling or dryness of it.
- Toning of the mucous membranes.
- Depurative and diuretic: Due to its increase in diuresis and therefore, the excretion of possibly toxic substances from the body. The skin is another way of eliminating unwanted substances in our body, if we promote diuresis it can reduce the appearance of acne and other skin disorders. Obviously, it will also reduce edema, always with the relevant water intake.
- Anti-inflammatory action: It may be beneficial to reduce skin or internal mucous involvement of inflammatory and painful.
In the case of being an affectation at the external level, it must also be applied in the form of plaster.
- Against iron deficiency anemia: Beneficial for anemia in favoring the absorption of iron and causing a decrease in skin effects, such as the paleness it causes.
- Protects the organs, mucous membranes, tissues and cells that form them, from premature aging and oxidation, caused by the negative action of free radicals throughout the body.
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16 October, 2019