Celery is an important salad plant, consisting of the bulbous roots, green leaves and the stem. It has well balanced content of basic minerals, vitamins and nutrients, besides a good concentration of plant hormones and essential oils that give celery its strong and characteristic smell.
This salad plant is an anti-inflammatory food and it helps reduce inflammations in arthritis and other rheumatic affliction. For best results it should be taken in the form of freshly extracted juice.
The leaves as well as stem should be cut in to two to five cm pieces before juicing. Celery is beneficial in the treatment of rheumatism. A fluid extract of seed is more powerful than the raw vegetable.