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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.

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

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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