Celery is thought to promote a good night’s sleep because of the vitamins, mineral salts and nutrients it contains. It is also thought to have a calming effect on the central nervous system.
AYURVEDA & MEDICINAL USES
Celery seed is used in pills for lowering blood pressure, whilst celery juice as a remedy for hypertension. Tender shoots or sprouts of germinated celery seeds are used to have a cooling effect on the entire body.
The leaves are strongly flavoured and are used less often, either as a flavouring in soups and stews or as a dried herb.
Celery stalks eaten raw with a cheese dip is a simple and healthy snack