Parsing the Benefits of Parsley

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is in the Apiaceae family, along with other mostly aromatic plants with hollow stems and umbrella-like flower clusters. Included in this family are anise, caraway, carrot, celery, chervil, coriander (including cilantro), cumin, dill, fennel, hemlock, Queen Anne’s lace, parsley, and parsnip. The word “parsley” comes from the Latin petros selinon, meaning “rock celery.” Parsley is native to […]