Parsley, Petroselinum crispum, long known for its skin-refreshing properties, was once thought to inspire lust and love in men. It has been used for years in facials for its ability to heal blemishes, and clean and soothe skin.
Parsley is rich in Vitamin C, a vitamin that the skin simply loves! It is interesting to note that while an orange contains 52mg of vitamin C per 100g, 100 mg of parsley contains 190mg of vitamin C.
Parsley helps to balance natural skin oil production and also offers soothing relief from irritated skin due to eczema, rashes, and insect bites.
Dried parsley flakes help exfoliate dead skin cells and provide a lovely natural green color to soap. It is anti-inflammatory and rich in vitamin C.
In hair care, parsley gives luster, stimulates growth, and helps with dandruff.