Many people worldwide are dealing with swollen legs which is a really unpleasent condition and it can disrupt your daily life.
There are many factors that cause this health condition such as: pregnancy, unhealthy diet, weight gain, menstrual cycle and poor blood circulation. But there are also some external factors like hot weather, humidity, temperature changes and the gravity itself which attracts the fluids in our body downwards.
In order to reduce the swelling and relieve the pain in your legs, you should lie down and raise your legs up to a height of about 30cm.
As you can see, this is a quick, simple, mild and temporary solution for this problem. Fortunately, in this article we will present you a natural way in which you can completely eliminate the excess fluids from the body and in that way reduce the swelling in the legs.
Parsley tea is the best solution for swollen legs. It is a natural diuretic that provides numerous health benefits and well-being. A 2002 study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology confirmed parsley’s diuretic properties, thanks to its capacity to inhibit the potassium and sodium ion pumps, and to stimulate osmosis and the flow of urine.
Parsley is abundant in potassium, unlike other diuretics and it improves the overall organism performance. As you can see, you are allowed to raise the recommended daily amount of parsley and you wont experiece any side-effects.
A 2009 Brazilian study named “Diuretic and hypotensive activity of aqueous extract of parsley seeds” also confirmed the potential of parsley to boost the urine flow and regulate the blood pressure at the same time.
According to Dr. John R. Christopher who is one of the most experienced herbalists in the United States, the recommended daily amount of raw parsley, or parsley tea to treat edema, is 64 oz. (2 quarts). In order to get the best benefits of this herb, use the whole raw and organic plant along with its root and leaves which possess incredible healing powers.
How to Prepare Parsley Tea
First of all, boil 500ml of water. Once boiled, add 5 tbsp of freshly and finely chopped parsley leaves and roots. Boil for another five minutes. After that, allow the tea to cool for 20 minutes and strain.
How to Use
You should drink this incredible tea 3 times per day, and the swellings of your legs should disappear in no time.