Leg swelling or in medical terms, peripheral edema, usually occurs because of an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the tissues of the lower extremity. It can be very unpleasant and painful condition, disrupting the quality of your life. Other factors that cause this condition are problems with the circulatory system, the lymphatic system or the kidneys, excess of weight, menstrual cycle, unhealthy diet and pregnancy. External factors like humidity, climate changes, hot weather also contribute to leg swelling.
To reduce the swelling, lie down and raise your legs up to a height of about 30 cm. But, this is just a temporary solution and in this article we are going to present you a natural remedy to eliminate completely the excess fluids from your body, hence reduce the swelling in the legs.
The name of the remedy is parsley tea. This tea is not only good for treating this condition, but it is also good for your overall well-being. Parley is loaded with potassium and it stimulates osmosis and the normal flow of urine. It balances your body, so you can raise the recommended daily amount of parsley without the fear of experiencing any side-effects.
A Brazilian study also confirmed the potential of this amazingly healthy herb to enhance the urine flow and regulate the blood pressure simultaneously.
Dr. John R. Christopher is considered to be one of the most experienced American herbalists, and he says that the recommended daily dose of raw parsley, or parsley tea to treat edema is 64 oz (2 quarts). Use the whole raw and organic herb to get all its positive effects and to increase its healing powers.
– Add five tablespoons of freshly and finely chopped parsley leaves and roots in 500 ml of boiled water.
– Boil for another 5 minutes.
– Leave the tea to cool down for about 20 minutes and strain.
Drink this tea 3 times a day , and the swellings of your legs will get back to its normal shape in a few days.