Leg swelling is a condition which can affect both man and women. There are many reasons which cause this issue including poor circulation, excess consumption of foods high in salt, PMS, pregnancy, and side-effects of some drugs. During a pregnancy it is normal if your legs are swollen and they will reduce after some time. But if you experience swelling leg or ankle which is not reduced after some period, this is a warning sign that you should not avoid and it is time to visit your doctor.
Edema is not considered as something dangerous or harmful, but it is really unpleasant. If you notice that your leg is swollen more than the other one, you should consult a doctor. It is possible that the blood clot is the reason for your leg swelling. The swelling is a symptom and the best thing you can do is to find and treat the root which causes your swelling.
The Journal of Ethno-pharmacology published a study which proves that parsley can be very effective in treating edema. It can prevent the sodium and potassium ion pumps, influence the osmosis process and increase the urine flow, thus acting as a diuretic.
We will present you a homemade remedy which will help you to treat and prevent edema. It is really easy and simple to make
You need to chop the parsley roots and leaves, and put ¼ of the chopped parsley leaves in a tea cup. Pour some boiled water into the tea cup and let it stand for 5 minutes. Then, pour the tea through a strainer and remove the leaves. Your tea is ready! To make its taste better, you can add lemon, honey, or ginger.
The parsley tea will provide many health benefits. It is very important to consume this tea warm so you can get the best results. In order to reduce your swelling, you can try different methods including some exercise for legs.
Source: Healthy Food House