Celery usually grows as wild, but it is also cultivated garden plant. This herb is a bi-annual and it can reach a height of 40 cm – 80 cm.
Celery stalk is branched and it has fleshy root.
It is very important to mention that the wild celery can be poisonous and it can be used as a healing and medicinal herb.
But cultivated garden planted celery is a very healthy and powerful herb.
The leaves and the root of this healing plant have many various health benefits in treating some serious health problems and diseases.
Celery has very strong metabolism stimulating abilities. Rich with essential oils, wide plate of vitamins and minerals, celery is one of the healthiest herbs that must become a part of everyone’s table.
Celery root which is rich in essential oils, asparagine, tyrosine, pentosan is usually used as part of many salads and soups.
Celery has also a very strong aromatic smell and that’s why it is often used as a spice.
100 grams of celery (including the leaves and the root) are having low energy value – 14 kcal / 59 kJ,
Celery is a great source of vitamin K – 29.3 μ/100 g. This provides 29 % of the recommended daily intake.
It is rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin C, E and all B vitamins.
This healing plant has also high nutritional value. It contains calcium magnesium, potassium, sodium and phosphorus.
Say Goodbye to Diseases With one Bunch of Celery!
Many health problems and unwanted diseases can be treated with celery. Fatigue, anxiety, cough are just some of them. This healthy herb is very powerful ally in fighting asthma and rheumatism.
The root and leaves of this plant are improving the blood circulation and they are boosting the digestion, also. The celery healing abilities have found their place in many diabetic diets and treatments, as well as in treating kidney and urinary tract infections. Celery stimulates the kidney function and that way it helps in eliminating the excess fluid out of the body.
Chewing celery stalks can clean your teeth from bacteria and also it will take away the bad breath from your mouth.
How to Prepare Celery Tea for Rheumatism?
Boil 1 liter water and add the leaves. Boil them in it for a few minutes.
Remove the tea from the heat and cover it until it cools.
After that strain the liquid and drink this healing tea warm.
For better results drink it 2-3 times a day in a period of few weeks.
Celery Juice Against Kidney Diseases
In order to prepare homemade drink to help the process of healing of some kidney disease you should know that fresh celery leaves juice is the best choice.
To get a better taste and to increase its power of this celery healthy drink you can add 1-2 tbsp of raw honey.