Parsley is nutrient-rich and contains minerals that are beneficial for good health. Parsley contains vitamins A, B, C and K, along with minerals potassium, iron, and copper. It is also a good source of folate. The herb contains volatile (or essential) oils that contain compounds such as limonene, eugenol, and myristicin, which give the herb its unique aroma as well as antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. It also contains flavonoids like apigenin and luteolin, which boost the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits of Parsley. Parsley is used as a digestive aid and pallet cleanser.