This article provides an insight into
the health benefits of celery. Goodness of celery is quite evident from
the fact that there are very few calories in celery. Read it discover
more about the celery benefits.
A. J. Reb Materi once said that "So
many people spend their health in gaining wealth, & then have to
spend their wealth to regain their health". Don't you think we all
do this in one or other way? That's why I thought that we must go for
some herbs or plant therapy to gain my health without spending lots of
money. So when I tried to search for some plant which can help me I came
across with CELERY.
CELERY is one of the very common & effective plant which helps in
curing various health disorders which are not easily curable. The green
leaves, stem and the bulbous root of celery are all extremely rich &
makes celery a very important medicinal plant. There are various health
benefits derived from celery and its juice. The medical quality of
celery was first described by the Greeks Discorides and Pliny.
It contains balanced minerals, vitamins & nutrients & its oil
has strong smell due to concentrations of plant hormones. The presence
of the essential oils makes celery special. They are also found in the
seeds & can be added to the juice also. These oils have a specific
effect on the regulation of the nervous system, and have a great
. Celery is used for its strong stimulating and
beneficial effect on a weak sexual system
, but as is usual with
plant therapies the normally active person does not have to fear an
Calories In Celery:
1 cup or 100 gms of celery has only 14
calories. Plant therapy tends to make the system normal. That's why we
should prefer the plant therapy to cure ourselves. Moreover these plants
don't have side-effects like other therapies. They affect the immune
system of body naturally.
- The strong water removing powers of celery enable it to be used
in the control of health problems such as arthritis, stone, liver
problems and rheumatism.
- A tablespoonful of honey in celery juice, sipped slowly, will
very effectively reduce the appetite if taken before a meal, and
makes a delightful drink. It will also help in reducing their
- You can take the same mixture as a nightcap; it will help you to
relax into a soothing and restful sleep. So those who have a problem
of sleeplessness must enjoy the sound sleep after having this yummy
- Those who are suffering from stones in the gall bladder or the
kidney must take the juice of celery. It has been found that those
who drank juice do not found any formation of stones in bladders &
kidney again. It seems likely that this effect is related to the
anti-arthritic properties of the juice.
- Celery calms the nerve because of the high calcium content &
helps in controlling high blood pressure. Raw celery should be eaten
to reduce high blood pressure.
- Celery is used in aromatherapy and other traditional way of
healing like Ayurveda. In Japan, rheumatic patients are sometimes
put on a celery only diet.
- Moreover you can eat a lot of celery without thinking twice
because it has almost zero calories. You won't add any extra pounds
after having such a yummy drink or raw celery.
- The whole plant is gently stimulating & nourishing; it also
acts as a digestive remedy and liver stimulant. A tincture can be
used as a diuretic in hypertension and urinary disorders.
- Celery roots, fruits (seeds), and aerial parts, are used as ethno
medically to treat mild anxiety and agitation, loss of appetite,
fatigue & cough.
All we know about the Celery is quite enough for a person to start
using it but the exceptions are always there. Some people had allergy of
Celery so they should avoid using it. Moreover there is a belief that
celery is difficult for humans to digest. The oil and large doses of
seeds should be avoided during pregnancy; they can act as a uterine
stimulant. Still celery is valuable in diets for various reasons &
we all must include it in our diet to take precautions & cure from
various health disorders. Now I think you will also include Celery in
your diet to avoid spending your wealth for regaining health.