Celery Herbal Remedies
Celery seed is used as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic for bladder ailments and as a sedative and antispasmodic. As an anti-inflammatory, it is indicated for gout and both arthritic and rheumatic conditions, particularly rheumatoid arthritis with depression. The herb has been traditionally used for stomach complaints and gas. Celery has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
Celery Proper Dose
|Celery Infusion||1 cup 2 x daily|
|Celery Tincture||10-50 drops daily|
Celery Reference Information
|Latin Name||Apium graveolens|
|Herb Forms||Tinctures, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Digestive system, Nervous system|
|Cautions||Contraindicated in kidney disorders and during pregnancy in large amounts.|
|Botanical Info||A strong-smelling biennial with erect stems.|
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