Apium graveolens


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celery

Herbal medicine
A biennial plant of the parsley family, which is used as a folk therapy for hypertension (due to its content of butylphthalide), and has been used to increase local circulation in bursitis and gout. It has been held as an aphrodisiac.

Medspeak
Celery may evoke anaphylactic reactions; foods in the EU containing celery must be clearly labelled on the packaging.

Nutrition
Celery is popular in weight loss diets, given celery’s high bulk and low-calorie properties; it is popularly thought of as a so-called negative-calorie food—i.e., that it takes more calories to digest than it contains.
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Apium graveolens seeds was obtained from ITCI (Technical institution of industrial cultures) of Sidi bel abbes, west Algeria, in January 2015.
The results were expressed as equivalent of Gallic acid (GAE) in mg per 100g Apium graveolens seeds in dry weight basis (dw).
In summary, the optimal conditions of methanol process extraction to obtain the highest TPC (792.12[+ or -]0.84 mg GAE/100g dw) from Apium graveolens seeds were determined as follows: Concentration of alcohol of 60% and ET of 162.43 min.
According to this study, you will beable to define the optimum extraction conditions, for obtaining higher values of some phenolic compounds from Apium graveolens, our results provide some confirmations on the effect of the variability of extraction procedures, assay on the amount of phenolic compounds recorded, and reinforce previous works in this context.
Antioxidant, cyclooxygenase and topoisomerase inhibitory compounds from Apium graveolens Linn.
De Novo Assembly, Gene Annotation and Marker Development Using Illumina Paired-End Transcriptome Sequences in Celery (Apium graveolens L.).
Mosquitocidal, nematicidal, and antifungal compounds from Apium graveolens L.
Effects of aqueous celery (Apium graveolens) extract on lipid parameters of rats fed a high fat diet.
Mosquitocidal, nematicidal and antifungal compounds from Apium graveolens L.
Effect of celery (Apium graveolens) extracts on some biochemical parameters of oxidative stress in mice treated with carbon tetrachloride.
Apium graveolens modulates sodium valproate-induced reproductive toxicity in rats.
The effects of Apium graveolens extract on sperm parameters and H-G hormonal axis in mice.