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