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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.


n Latin name:
Apium graveolens; parts used: seeds, entire plant; uses: (seeds) hypertension, seizures, labor stimulant, (juice) edema, hypertension, anxiety, headaches, aching joints; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients allergic to mugwort or birch and kidney disease; can cause hampering of the nervous system, uterine stimulant, dermatitis, lesions, anaphylaxis, and angioedema. Also called
apium, celery seed, celery seed oil, marsh parsley, smallage, or
wild cherry.


celery buttercup
celery leaved crowsfoot

Patient discussion about celery

Q. Is it true that when you eat celery you burn more calories than you consume?

A. true

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Goat salami 5 pounds ground chevon 5 teaspoons Morton Quick Salt 2-1/2 teaspoons mustard seed 2-1/2 teaspoons coarse ground pepper 2-1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon hickory smoke salt 1 teaspoon celery salt
Puree tomatoes in a blender or food processor, adding Worcestershire, cumin, celery salt, and liquid hot pepper.
This is blended then diluted to a tenth of the strength with tomato juice and then topped up with a double vodka, ice and lemon and served with celery salt around the glass rim.
Alison and David Lea-Wilson have created a wonderful range of salts, such as vanilla to use in a chocolate mousse; aromatic spiced salt perfect sprinkled over the Sunday roast and veggies; a smoked salt that adds a certain kick to poultry; and a new one I've not tried yet - a celery salt perfect for one of Susan's classic Bloody Marys.
One set of traditional Chicago-style condiments -- yellow mustard, sport peppers, green relish and celery salt.
VIVIAN BLAIR HOBBS' SHOUT HALLELUJAH POTATO SALAD 1 5-pound bag petite gold potatoes 4 stalks celery, chopped 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped 1 4-ounce jar diced pimentos (drained, then topped with about 4 fat drops of Louisiana hot sauce) 2 teaspoons celery salt 1/4 cup seasoned rice wine vinegar 1 cup sweet salad pickle cubes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise 1/4 cup prepared yellow mustard (don't go fancy or creole or grainy) 1 or 2 seeded and minced jalapeno peppers Big 1/2 cup chopped red onion Big 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped parsley Ground black pepper Salt to taste Smoked hot paprika for garnish
700ml vegetable stock, pinch celery salt, one bay leaf, two tbsp chopped fresh chives
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Add a pinch of celery salt and a pinch of freshly-ground pepper.
1/2 cup salad oil 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon celery salt 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon curry powder 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise 3 heads (6 to 8 oz.
The drink is made with tomato juice, vodka, and lemon juice blended with spicy additions such as Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, horseradish, black pepper and celery salt.