Delicious fresh flat leaf parsley, strong flavor is excellent fresh in salads, soups, stews and for drying. Also cultivated as a medicinal herb to reduce bruising, eye swelling and encourages urine, menstruation, juiced to aid labor. Clears liver and spleen obstructions, kidney stones, aids in bladder infections and a breath freshener. May inhibit cancer cells. Rich in vitamins and minerals including A and C. Small flowers attract beneficial insects, good companion to tomatoes. Tags: Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.
Introduced to England from the Mediterranean in the middle ages, Southern Italy, Algeria and Tunisia. The name comes from the Greek word petroselinon meaning rock celery. Flat leafed parsley more closely resembles the natural wild species. Delicious italian parsley recipes