Celery Seed (Apium graveolens)

£6.50
By Napiers

Size
Description

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.

Traditionally used to support joint health, as well as some urinary tract concerns. 

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. 

Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.

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