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Celery stalk: the healing properties

Seedlings planted in the ground at a distance of 30 x 30 cm in May - June.During the growth of the plant must be regularly watered and soft ground.Stemmed celery - a biennial plant.In the first year of life celery grows in 80 - 150 days in the second year - 80 - 110 days.Celery is resistant to cold, frost tolerance: the young plants to - 4 ° C, and adults up to - 7 ° C.It grows well on sandy and loamy soils, acid soils and poor stands.Stalk celery stalks spud before bleaching - is good improve palatability.

have long stalk of celery leaf petioles (50 - 70 cm) with a tender, juicy flesh.Stems big, green, white or pink.Celery leaves are shiny on top and bottom matte, pinnatisect form.The flowers are small, yellow or white.The fruits are small (1.5 - 2 mm), round, reddish-brown or gray.The root system is extensive, fibrous.

Due to its medicinal properties for the treatment and prevention of many diseases, celery is often used in folk medicine.The celery are vitamins C, PP, E, B1, B2, V (anti-ulcer),

glycosides, choline, amino acid, butyric acid and acetic acid, pectin, sugar, salts of magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron.This is an excellent diuretic.Celery can be boiled, stewed, fried, marinated and salted.Raw celery has a strong curative effect.It enhances physical and mental activity, enhances the overall tone of the body, improves the water-salt metabolism, which is so necessary for older people.The content of celery in protein, minerals and vitamins for strength of body cells, which slows down the aging process.

Celery is used to cleanse the blood, infusion and decoction is good to take with pleurisy, asthma, thinners bladder stones, liver and kidneys, as a treatment for diathesis, allergies, urticaria.It is used for the prevention of atherosclerosis.Reduces blood sugar in diabetes, arthritis pain.With obesity helps to reduce weight, normalize metabolism.In equal proportions of crushed leaves and melted butter make compresses to treat ulcers, wounds and all skin diseases.It does not take celery pregnant and lactating mothers.

Our recipes use celery and its medicinal properties

  1. Stem Celery is rich in essential oils.They stimulate the secretion of gastric juice, and have anti-inflammatory action.Mucus contained in the roots of celery has enveloping properties, helping to reduce pain in diseases of the duodenum and gastritis.Celery is very useful to improve vision, healthy skin and hair.A tablespoon of honey and celery juice before eating strengthen the immune system and improve digestion.When vitamin deficiency is useful celery juice root vegetable, it is more effective in combination with other juices.When fatigue and metabolic drink enough during the day 30 minutes before meals for 1 - 2 hours. L.celery juice.
  2. Insist 1 tbsp.l.well chopped celery 1 tbsp.water for 4 - 5 hours. drink 3 times a day.This infusion is recommended in diseases of the nervous system, alcoholism, impotence in men and frigidity in women, with cardiovascular diseases.
  3. Infuse 3 - 4 m.celery with a liter of water for 8 hours., strain and drink a teaspoon 3 times a day.This infusion is useful for the deposition of salts.
  4. Brew 0.5 tsp. Celery seed with 1 tbsp.boiling water for 8 - 10 hours. Drink a tablespoon 4 times a day.It is recommended that women with the failure of hormonal cycle during menopause.The course of treatment - 27 days.It is advisable to take this infusion after 35 years at least 4 times a year.
  5. Infuse 1 liter.cold boiled water with 35 g of celery for 8 - 10 hours. Strain.Drink a teaspoon 3 times a day.This infusion is recommended for insomnia and increases the duration of sleep.
  6. Boil 1 tbsp.l.stem or root celery with 2 tbsp.boiling water for 4 hours. in a sealed container, drain.Take 2 tbsp.l.half an hour before a meal.Useful infusion for pain in joints, rheumatism, gout.
  7. Insist 1 tbsp.water with 2 tbsp.l.chopped celery stalks for 2 h., filter.Take before meals 0.3 glass.It recommended for allergies.

stalked celery also used in cooking as a pryanovkusovoe plant.It is used to decorate the table as an aromatic seasoning for soups, salads, side dishes.From stems prepare dishes: baked celery, celery, stewed with vegetables.It is perfectly combined with pineapple, carrots, apples (especially acidic), good in the stew and salads.Cook celery salad can be combined with carrots and beans, peas, potatoes and tomatoes, fruit, corn, fish, meat, any greenery.Now that you know all about stem celery, the healing properties of which are sure to help you in the kitchen and in life!

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