The Benefits of Parsley Tea for High Blood Pressure Reduction
What does a cup of parsley tea have in it that can help you fight elevated blood pressure? Let`s take a look at the nutrients it contains. The ones to focus on are highlighted in bold.
- Vitamin C
- Pantothenic acid
- Rosmarinic acid
- Vit. BA6
Vitamin C, Magnesium, Quercetin, and Potassium all stand out as the main ingredients that will have a positive effect on your blood pressure.
Vitamin C as we know is a powerful antioxidant and improves vasodilation. (Duffy SJ, Gokce N, Holbrook M, et al. Treatment of hypertension with ascorbic acid. Lancet. 1999;354(9195):2048-2049.- PubMed). That is good to know and what`s more, parsley contains twice as much vitamin C as an orange.
Magnesium stimulates the body to produce nitric oxide a vaso-dilator, and get this…it`s a natural calcium channel blocker.
Quercetin however has not been tested vigorously enough to prove it works to lower blood pressure in humans, …