Celery seed has been used as medicine for thousands of years in the Eastern world. During ancient times, Indian Ayurvedic medicine used celery seed to treat colds, flu, water retention, poor digestion, different types of arthritis, and certain diseases of the liver and spleen.
Today, celery seed is used mostly as a diuretic, meaning it helps your body eliminate water by increasing urine output. Celery seed is also used for:
- Treating arthritis and gout
- Helping reduce muscle spasms
- Calming the nerves
- Reducing inflammation
- Lowering blood pressure
- Cholesterol Support
- Liver Support
4.5-8.5ml per day in small amount water/juice
No safety concerns reported when taken at the recommended dose.
Safety in pregnancy is not known. Avoid use.
Celery can cause food allergy. One incidence of severe anaphylaxis following celery ingestion has been reported.
Pentobarbitone : Celery juice has been found to prolong the action of pentobarbitone.
Thyroxine: Celery seed might decrease the effects of levothyroxine
*Our naturopath will consult with you to ensure this is right for you.