Parsley- Petroselinum Crispum Essay
Parsley, Petroselinum crispum is an herb used for a large myriad of medical conditions such as urinary tract infections, kidney stones, gastrointestinal disorders, constipations, jaundice, flatulence, indigestion, colic, diabetes, bronchitic cough, asthma, oedema, osteoarthritis, anemia, hypertension prostate and spleen conditions (1, 2). Parsley contains volatile oils, carotenoids, vitamins B1, B2, C and K (1, 2). The volatile oil component could be further broken down into apiole, myristicin, furanocaumarins, phenyl propanoids, phanthalides, tocopherol, ascorbic acid and various terpenoic compounds (1, 3-5). The volatile oil compounds allow parsley to induce a range of medical effects such as antimicrobial, antirheumatic, …show more content…
The following experiment aims to investigate the impacts of parsleys on renal flow and diuresis. By understanding how a diuretic agent impacts on electrolyte levels and how their effects relate in a patient, renal disorders can be further understood and treated with appropriate treatments befitting their pathophysiology.
The experiment was