Celery Seeds
Answered by: Conrad Richter
Question from: Arora
Posted on: November 23, 2001

Can you send me some information or literature on celery seeds and extract: it’s use, etc.

The plant has been grown for at least 3000 years, as food and medicine. According to Andrew Chevallier, author of the "Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants" (available from Richters), celery seeds are valuable for the treatment of rheumatism, gout and arthritis. The mildly diuretic seeds helping to detoxify the body and improve blood circulation and help to remove waste products that can contribute to joint and muscle pains. The seeds are also antiseptic and are useful for the treatment of cystitis and infections of the urinary system.

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