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
  • Beta-Carotene
  • Boron
  • Cadmium
  • Calcium
  • Cobalt
  • Copper
  • Folacin
  • Inositol
  • Iron
  • Lithium
  • Lutein
  • Lysine
  • Magnesium
  • Methionine
  • Molybdenum
  • Niacin
  • Nickel
  • Nicotinamide
  • Nitrogen
  • Pantothenic acid
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Quercetin
  • Riboflavin
  • Rosmarinic acid
  • Rutin
  • Selenium
  • Silicon
  • Sulfur
  • Thiamin
  • Vit. BA6
  • Zinc
  • Zirconium.

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 …