Celery – Healthy Food And Natural Medicine
Celery is a two-year plant with fleshy root and spindles. The stem is branched, and reaches a height of 40 to 80 cm. The leaves are dark green and glossy.
Celery grows as wild and cultivated herbs, which grows in gardens. As wild celery grows in moist areas in almost all of Europe, and also is on other continents. It is thought that wild celery is poisonous, so it is not used as a medicinal herb. Tame celery is very healthy and healing herb. Medicinal parts of the tame celery are: Leaves and root.
Today it is known that celery stimulates the exchange of substances in the body. It is rich iwith essential oils, vitamins and minerals. Celery root contains essential oil, sugar, Aspin, asparagines, tyrosine, Colin alosorubusen, pentosan and fat.
Sweetened thick root of the celery is commonly used for making salads, cooked vegetables or as a spice for soups and stews. The leaves have a strong aromatic smell, and they are also used as a spice. Celery retains its distinctive smell after drying.
In celery, the same nutritional value and have the roots and leaves, so are used both parts of the ridges.
Energy value of 100 grams of celery (root with leaves) is small – amounts 14 kcal / 59 kJ. From it is: 0.69% 2.97% protein and carbohydrates 0.17% fat. Celery is an excellent source of vitamin K (29.3 mcg costing 29% of the recommended daily intake), fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins, celery contains the most vitamin C, then all the B vitamins, carotene and vitamins C and E.
The nutritional value of the celery’s abundance of mineral ingredients: 100 grams of celery contains: sodium (98 mg), calcium (55 mg), magnesium (25 mg), potassium (291 mg) and phosphorous (40 mg).
Due to the many nutritious and healthy substances that contain celery, this herb is considered very healthy and healing. Root of celery seed are used to treat mild forms of anxiety and anxiety, fatigue, cough, loss of appetite. Often used in the difficulties digestion in diseases of the stomach and intestines. Celery is useful for diabetics.
Celery has a mild diuretic effect, similar parsley. Due to diuretic effect, celery can be used against: rheumatism, gout, arthritis, sand and stones in the kidneys and bladder inflammation in the urinary tract, Cellulite and excessive weight gain , asthma, pneumonia, diseases of the nerves. Against these diseases celery preventive and should be consumed more often.
Because it stimulates the work of kidney and crowds excess fluid from the body, celery is good for people with swelling caused by cardiovascular diseases.
Celery removes toxins from the body, helps in regulating high blood pressure, acts favorably in liver disease and bile and helps in regulating blood sugar levels, because they are recommended for diabetics.
Celery cleans teeth from bacteria deposited
Celery is a natural cleanser of the body and is used to detoxify the body.
It improves blood circulation in the body.
Tea against rheumatism celery
In one liter of water boiled leaves 40 grams of celery, a few minutes. Container coincides until it has gone cold. The tea is Drink lukewarm, several times a day, within several weeks.
With celery against kidney diseases
In kidney pains you should drink the juice from fresh leaves of celery, which can be sweeten with honey.