Benefits of Celery (Apium graveolens L) | Benefits of Celery (Apium graveolens L). Celery has benefits in herbal medicine extraordinary. The benefits of celery for example: celery root can usefully stimulate digestive enzymes and as a laxative urine, while the fruit and seeds can serve to cramp relief, lower blood uric acid levels, laxative fart, anti-rheumatic, aphrodisiac, laxative urine, and tranquilizers.
Celery (Apium graveolens) can grow well in low or high. Plant dikatageorikan celery as a vegetable, celery plantations in Indonesia are in Brastagi, North Sumatra and West Java. In Indonesia celery used for complementary vegetables (eg, for soup). For the ancient Romans used as a celery plant flowers.
According to the history of botany, celery has been used as a vegetable since XZII century or in 1640, and is recognized as a medicinal plant, is scientifically known until 1942. Celery plant breeding can be used two ways, namely through the seeds or the mass removal of children.
CHEMICAL CONTENT in CELERYCelery has many nutrients, among others, (per 100 grams):
- Calories by 20 calories,
- 1 gram protein
- 0.1 grams fat
- 4.6 grams carbohydrate
- calcium 50 mg
- phosphorus 40 mg
- 1 mg iron
- Vitamin A 130 SI
- Vitamin B1 0.03 mg
- Vitamin C 11 mg and 63% of edible parts.
Celery apiin also contains, in addition to a diuretic substance is useful to increase the amount of urine.
How to use:
For drugs taken, boiled 30-40 celery leaves and drink boiled water.
For external use only, minced fresh herbs until smooth, then turapkan on ulcers and inflamed body part.