SERVING SIZE: 2 tbsp
SPECIES: Petroselinum crispum
How Can This Ayurvedic Food Make You Feel Great?
Volatile oils in parsley help to tone the uterus or bring on a late menses. In addition, parsley increases the body's ability to absorb manganese, a key ingredient to help build bone. From an Ayurvedic view parsley, like all digestives, helps freshen breath.
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For a parsley rich recipe, try tabbouleh. The national dish of Lebanon, tabbouleh pairs chopped parsley with heavy bulghar wheat grains. The freshness of the parsley assists in the digestion of the grains.
In France, parsley and garlic are chopped and stirred together in a mixture known as Persillade. Italians in Milan add lemon juice to the garlic and parsley for a spread called Gremolata. Parsley is one of the most widely used herbs in Spanish cuisine and can be found in foods from all over the world. Try adding parsley to your next dish. It?s a great gateway herb to start incorporating fresh herbs into all your cooking.
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WHY EAT AN AYURVEDIC DIET?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Ayurveda shows you your specific body type’s needs and what should be favored in your Ayurvedic menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Parsley (Fresh) Good for My Ayurvedic Diet?
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICSWhat is the biocharacteristic theory of medicine?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Parsley (Fresh):
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestion.
SPLEEN-TONICAn herb that strengthens spleen function by improving strength of the blood. Spleen tonics Builds agni, brighten the person's appearances & firms up tissues.
Cleanse and Detox:
Kidney & Urinary:
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
ABORTIFACIENTAn abortifacient is a substance that induces abortion. These herbs are contraindicated in pregnancy.
EMMENOGOGUEHerbs which stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus. They are used to increase scanty menstruation, relieve menstrual pain, and other functions.
UTERINE-TONICAn herb that tonifies and strengthens the uterus. Helpful for menstrual difficulties and fertility. Often herbs that increase ojas, but also circulation to reproductive system.
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HOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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a traditional home remedy forThis information has not been validated by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Blood and CirculationAvoids humidity, Chronic Fungus infection, Diabetes (Adult Onset), Feet or Ankles Swelling, Heart Attack, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar, Insulin Resistance, Water Retention
DigestionCraving Crunchy Foods
Mind Stress SleepDifficulty waking up, Excessive sleep, Sleep deep & long, trouble waking up, Tired in morning
Reproductive HealthEndometriosis, No period
Respiratory HealthPost nasal drip, Stuffed nose (can't breathe)
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.