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Summary

Medicinal plant with diuretic effect, used in case of cystitis, can be used in the form of infusion based on grains.

names

Portuguese name: aipo
Binomial name: Apium graveolens L. French name
Céleri , celery seeds
English name: celery
German name: Echter Sellerie Italian
name: sedano

Family

Apiaceae

Constituents

Essential oils, coumarins, flavonoids

parts used

Celery grains or seeds and occasionally celery sticks

properties 

Diuretic, urinary system antiseptic, anti-rheumatic

Indications 

Cystitis , urinary tract infection, bronchitis , arthritis , gout .

Secundary effects

we do not know

contraindications

Pregnancy, kidney problems.

Interactions

we do not know

Celery based preparations

– Tincture of celery grains

– Celery grain powder

– celery juice

– Celery infusion

– Decoction of celery leaves or celery grains

Where does celery grow?

Celery is found in Europe and also in Brazil.

When to harvest celery?

Celery is harvested in summer and autumn.

Comments

– Celery is widely consumed as a vegetable, its medical use is less known.

– For its use in phytotherapy, celery grains are used mainly, very rich in essential oil. These grains are recommended in case of cystitis and must be taken in the form of an infusion. The branches are also used, especially in the form of juice.

– There are different varieties of celery, such as swamp celery (Apium graveolens var. graveolens), raw celery (Apium graveolens var. dulce), celeriac or turnip celeriac and leaf celery (Apium graveolens var. secalinum) .

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