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Parsley

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This common kitchen herb Italian/ Flat leaf  Parsley is  a delightful addition to pesto with its flavorful, deep green foliage originates from the Mediterranean region. Parsley was greatly revered by the Greeks and was placed as a wreath on those who died, as well as planted along with Rue as a border around their gardens. Medicinally, parsley is an excellent diuretic and kidney cleanser. The leaves and root are both very effectiv. Parsley can also be used externally as a poultice to help with stings, bites and to help shrink growths. Easy to grow biennial. Parsley prefers a cooler climate, but is quite heat tolerant if given good soil and regular watering. Hardy to zone 8, probably colder, if mulched.

Latin Name Petroselinum crispum
 
 
 
 
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