Information

Botanical name: Apium graveolens. It is a yellowish liquid with warm, ground-like and spicy aroma

Properties:

Extraction

The oil is extracted via steam distillation

The chemical composition of the celery essential oil:

ascorbic acid, vitamins A, B complex, K and PP, potassium, magnesium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, iodine, folic acid

Precautions:

Do not use during pregnancy and lactation.

Use:

Ingestion:

  • because of its gas-like properties, it has a positive effect on the digestive tract, in case of flatulence, improves the appetite, better known as the folk remedy for gas discharge in the intestine, helps with intestinal obstruction
  • one of the most effective diuretics used to dissolve uric acid concentrations in the joints, and hence improve the condition of those who suffer from rheumatism, arthritis and gout
  • useful in the treatment of diseases such as asthma
  • for treatment of urinary retention, kidney stones, urinary tract infections
  • improves the water-salt metabolism of substances in the body, effective in the treatment of sciatica
  • Stimulates and normalizes menstruation
  • reduces blood pressure, very useful in fatigue and exhaustion, especially if they are caused by stress, for the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome

External application:

  • recommended for rheumatism, gout and joint pain
  • Hot compresses with celery oil in the bladder area help with cystitis
  • used locally for alopecia and vitiligo,

 

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