Herb of the Day: Celery


Celery (Apium graveolens)
Parts Used: Seeds & Root

It isn’t just the stalks that are good for you. And the seeds aren’t just for cooking. In Australia, the seeds and root are commonly used for acid indigestion. It is often mixed with milk and cooked, eaten freely in order to neutralize uric and other excess acids in the digestive tract and throughout the body.
If you make celery seed tea, it is very useful as a headache reliever. Celery seeds/root promotes sweating and is a mild stimulant, useful for nervousness. It stimulates the kidneys, promoting more frequent urination.

Vitamin Content
Vitamin A
Vitamin B
Vitamin C
Calcium
Potassium
Magnesium

Uses:
Arthritis, Bright’s Disease, Catarrh, Diabetes, Dropsy, Gout, Headache, Insomnia, Liver problems, Lumbago, Nervousness, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Urine retention, Vomiting

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