For those who have experienced with swelling legs, it was painful. An edema or fluid retention can be occurring in the body and lead to swelling. It could be normal after sitting or standing for the day and pregnancy process. Swelling ankle and any chronic legs or peripheral edema is serious symptom as well as liver, heart and kidney diseases. So, it is important to consult with expert physician.
Good news for people who suffer with swelling leg. There are great natural herbal remedies available to help people reduce the pain, eliminate swelling and help people to remove any excess fluid in the body. It is Parsley herb. It was used by Hippocrates with 2 types of parsley; Italian and curly parsley. It is used as good garnish in many homes, a restaurant in North-America. Some researchers report that eats parsley as garnish is good for human health. It can help people protect the body from various diseases, ailment include; asthma, allergy, menstrual pain, urine disorder and digestive system disorder. Parsley is also can help the body to reduce lower blood pressure, increase breath and bone health. In some case, this tea can help people protect from bronchitis.
Hippocrates recommend this parsley as a tonic for rheumatic and kidney stone as good antidote. It is great diuretic that can help people to eliminate excess fluid in the human body based on The Green Pharmacy herbal handbook. Parsley is a great natural diuretic as well as study from etho pharmacology journal which published in 2002. Parsley is a good natural diuretic by inhibiting potassium/sodium ion pump, improve urine flow and osmosis process. Parsley rich in potassium and contain negative side effect of pharmaceutical drug.
Natural recipe of Parsley tea for edema
According to famous American herbalist, John R Christoper Dr, people must drink Parsley tea at least sixty four Oz per day to achieve great results. People can increase the level of parsley tea if they need. It is recommended to use fresh light green tea leaves when you want to make this tea.
How to make parsley tea?
- Chopping Parsley tea leave and root into small form
- Put ¼ cup of parsley tea in the basket
- Pour one cup of boil water/submerge in the tea pot
- Mix tea for 5-7 minutes
- Strain your tea and remove basket
- Add some ginger, lemon and honey
- It is best way to drink parsley tea when it still warm
It is important to raise your leg to reduce swelling by put leg on the pillow and raise the leg above the heart when lying-down. Don’t forget to exercise your swelling leg to pump fluid from the leg.