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Celery Seed (Apium graveolens)

Celery Seed (Apium graveolens)

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A herbal food supplement

BOTANICAL NAME

Apium graveolens

COMMON NAMES

Celery

FAMILY
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

DESCRIPTION

Several parts of this plant are used commonly, both the seeds (as a spice) and the stalk. 

PART SUPPLIED

The loose whole seeds.

AVAILABLE AS

100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.

SUITABLE FOR

Vegetarians and vegans.

DIRECTIONS

Infusion: About half a teaspoon of herb (0.5 to 1g) to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.

Decoction: About half a  teaspoon of herb (0.5 to 1g) to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 15 minutes. Or steep 1 teaspoon bark in cold water overnight. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.

Alternatively add half a teaspoon (2.5 ml) of tincture to a cup of warm water for a quick alternative to tea.

The herb can be added as a flavouring to gin, vodka and other infusions.

CAUTIONS

Maximum of 3g per day may be taken as a powder or capsules. Do not take if you have an allergy to the mugwort or birch families. Consult professional advice if you suffer from a kidney disorder. This herb is considered safe in food amounts. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family (Apiaceae). Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. Do not use whilst breastfeeding without consulting professional advice. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. May interact with thyroxine replacement therapy and lessen its effect. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.  

MEDICINAL USE

Urinary antiseptic, arthritis, rheumatism.

Key actions: Anti-inflammatory, mild diuretic, antirheumatic, mild spasmolytic. 

In clinic: Herbalists use this herb to treat gout, arthritis and inflammation within the urinary tract. 

If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition.

STORAGE

Keep in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

PACKAGING
Pouches: Packaged in a biodegradable stand-up resealable pouch. Made with 45% - 60% renewable wood pulp starch. When placed into a composting environment the pouches will biodegrade to compost within 3 months.