Parsley contains an oil called eugenol. This volatile oil has been proven to have powerful anti-inflammatory properties and anti-arthritic benefits. This all helps with the swelling of the joints and pain related to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, along with some other inflammatory diseases such as Crohn's disease, fibromyalgia, asthma, and atherosclerosis. Parsley's high vitamin C levels also help fight inflammatory conditions and even some cancers. It can even go as far as reducing inflammation on the skin. If you avian insect bite rubbing parsley directing on to the affected skin can reduce the inflammation the bite caused.
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