Parsley Seed Essential Oil, Natural
Latin Name: petroselinum savitum umbelliferae General Description The parsley plant is very nutritious in vitamins A and C. It is also widely used as a herbal remedy to stimulate hair growth and suppress numerous ailments. The plant is native to the Mediterranean region, especially Greece but has been cultivated for so many centuries that it hardly can be found in its wild state any more. Cultivation for the purpose of producing seed for distillation is actually not very common. France, Germany, The Netherlands and Hungary are the largest Parsley Seed Oil producing countries in the world. Parsley seed oil is largely used as a food flavoring and also a fragrance ingredient. Parsley Folklore Parsley was used to flavor and garnish food as early as the third century B.C. The name "parsley" comes from the Greek word petros, meaning "stone," because the plant was often found growing among rocks. In ancient times, wreaths were made with parsley and were worn to prevent intoxication. Parsley was brought to the New World by the colonists. How It's Made The steam distillation of the seed produces the oil. Properties Muscles Helps with Rheumatism Muscular Aches
Helps with Bronchitis Helps with Coughs Remedy for Asthma
Nervous System<> Helps with Stress-Related Disorders Helps with Nervous Strain Immune System Battles Common Cold and Influenza
Reduces Nausea Helps with Diarrhea
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Parsley Seed should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.