The causes of water retention can be found in many states, habits or mistakes in the diet. Imbalance of hormones during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, menopause and PMS can leave women swollen, and it is no secret that many notice that their breasts are “fuller” a couple of days before their period.
Excessive intake of salt, sugar and fat can contribute to water retention in the body, which further favors the insufficient intake of vitamin B and protein. Fast food and dishes that are strongly saline act so that the body starts to retain water, and we feel bloated in the stomach and in the extremities. Also, diseases such as chronic renal disease, arthritis or lung can cause water retention.
Parsley, plant that we use as a spice, has a “magical” power. Its amount in food is small, so is not sufficient to initiate elimination of the accumulated fluids from the body. Parsley is an excellent ally in the fight against urinary problems, kidney disease and a strong diuretic. As a remedy, can be used the root and the leaves of parsley.
There are many recipes for tea of parsley, and one reader says: “Parsley is a miracle. On Thursday I was 165lbs, and two days later – 11lbs less! It’s not about the weight of the fat, but on the accumulated fluid that I had left my body. I feel really light. ”
We asked the reader to explain how and in what way she had used parsley, so that in a few days she had lost 11 pounds.
The recipe is quite simple. In boiling water (about one liter), add 5 tablespoons of chopped parsley. Leave the liquid for about twenty minutes, then strain the tea or you can drink it together with chopped parsley.
– I decided to use parsley tea because of my kidney problems. Everyone advises uva tea with these problems. From uva tea I felt improvement, but the fluid in the body had remained. I decided to replace uva tea with parsley, and so came to their results.
Parsley tea can be drunk hot and cold.
You can drink it at any time of the day except late at night so that you don’t have to go at night to urinate (this tea makes you go to the toilet more often).
The excretion of fluids from the body is very important. The urine ejects toxins, bacteria and other harmful substances. Parsley has been scientifically proven as an excellent diuretic, and it is also a strong antioxidant.
Tea of Parsley is recommended, but you should not overdo it. The consumption should not be more than a liter of tea per day. Parsley is an herb that is present since ancient times as a medicine. To parsley are attributed magical powers, in ancient Rome was believed that chewing parsley enhances perception and intellectual abilities.
Today, this plant is used only as a spice, only the well informed use it as a medicine.