Parsley - the name of the plant from Umbelliferae. Despite the fact that the distribution area of parsley is the coast Mediterranean Sea, its cultivation began only in the IX century. Currently, parsley is grown in most of Europe, USA, Canada, several countries in Asia and Africa. Parsley is one of the most common Condiments: It is an important ingredient in European, American, African and eastern cuisine. It is used as fresh or dried form. Parsley is added to salads and soups, and roots are used as an additive to soups and side dishes, and, unlike many other aromatic herbs, parsley almost does not lose its useful qualities after prolonged heat treatment.