Parsley Seed Hungary
Parsley seed is a biennial or short-lived perennial herb that grows up to 70 cms high with crinkly bright green foliage, small greenish-yellow flowers and produces small brown seeds. It is native to the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. This particular item is cultivated mainly in Hungary. It is commonly used as a food flavoring but is also popular in masculine perfumes and colognes. It is high in vitamins A and C; it also used to freshen the breath. The herb and seed are used medicinally, principally for kidney and bladder problems, but it has also been employed for menstrual difficulties, digestive complaints and for arthritis, rheumatism, rickets and sciatica. It is said to stimulate hair growth, and help eliminate head lice.