Flat Parsley (Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) var uberosum) is mostly an annual plant belonging to the Apiaceae family. Flat Parsley is suited for the seasoning of most dishes: meat, fish, vegetables, sauces, soups and more. In Eastern and Central Europe as well as Western Asia dishes are often served with fresh chopped Flat Parsley on top. Flap Parsley is often used for garnishing plates.
Flat Parsley is rich in vitamins and minerals, among which, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and iron. It also contains the antioxidant Rutin.
In ancient times, people would chew Flat Parsley at the end of each meal to freshen the breath. The herb holds a prominent role in popular medicine. Flat Parsley reduces high blood pressure, improves digestion, treats bad breath, helps prevent kidney disease and relieves cystitis and kidney stones.