In temperate countries, celery is also grown for its seeds. Actually very small fruit, these "seeds" yield a valuable volatile oil used in the perfume and pharmaceutical industries. They also contain an organic compound called apiol. Celery seeds can be used as flavouring or spice, either as whole seeds or ground and mixed with salt.The use of celery seed in pills for relieving pain was described by Aulus Cornelius Celsus around AD 30. Celery seeds contain a compound, 3-n-butylphthalide, that has been demonstrated to lower blood pressure in rats.
Actions: Alterative, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Aromatic, Bitters, Carminative, Diuretic, Hepatic, Nervine, Sedative, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic.
Usages: The seed is particularly good for rheumatism and arthritis. It also assists the process of digestion.
Some herbs are restricted by sport regulators, and may be unsuitable for pregnant mares. Please be sure and speak with a medical professional before administering any form of herb into your pets diet. We do not offer advise or dosages on herbs that we sell.