Celery is a green vegetable that is low in calories. Celery contains about 16 calories per 100 grams. Besides being used as a food supplement celery can also be used as a medicinal plant. Celery contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B1,potassium, minerals and iron.
Some of the benefits of celery leaves that can treat high blood pressure, preventing the formation of stones in the gallbladder, calms the nervous system, restore the lost appetite, prevent stomach cancer etc. Celery wider benefits are as follows:
1. Treating arthritis
Rheumatic diseases caused by excess uric acid builds up in the joints and gradually crystallized, resulting in movement of the body becomes disrupted. To treat rheumatism is frequently consumed raw celery.
2. Lowering cholesterol levels in the blood
Excessive amounts of cholesterol buildup and blockage will cause the blood vessels so that it will invite many diseases. How to treat it is by boiling fresh celery leaves cut up rough in 3 cups of water until reduced to 1 cup of water after a cold and taken regularly.
3. Treating anemia
Blood deficiency or anemia can make us a headache all day. Our bodies become weak, lethargic, lifeless and limp. How to treat it to juice from a mixture of water, honey, pineapple and celery. Regular drinking celery juice mixture every day.
4. Treating dry eye
A dry eye will tend to itch so if rubbed will cause irritation and red eye. How to use celery to eliminate of dry eye disease is by pounding together with spinach leaves and leaves of Moringa leaves until smooth, add a little salt and water. Drink this mixture 3 times a day for optimal results.
5. Enhance the immunity
6. Treating coughs
Boil celery with 3 cups of water to shrinkage, strain the water and mix honey. Drink 2 times a day cough will be cured.
7. Lowering high blood pressure (hypertension)
High blood pressure is a dangerous disease that could threaten the rupture of blood vessels in the brain. One alternative action taken is to mashing 100 gr celery until soft, add boiled water and cook until boiling, drink 2 times a day, hypertension will decrease.
8. Helpful to calm nerves
9. Helpful to prevent constipation
10. Helpful to prevent asthma
11. Helpful to tackle of obesity
12. For a face mask
Celery is also beneficial to maintain the beauty of the face, celery consumed can prevent wrinkles on the face. Celery can also be used as a mask, do some celery sliced into small pieces and put in a bowl of boiling water. Let stand for 15 minutes. Once fragrant, remove the celery leaves and store that water in the refrigerator. Use water celery leaves earlier in the evening as a mask.
13. Beautify the hair
Therapy with the benefits of celery able to prevent hair loss, to dense back and keep the scalp healthy. Prepare 10 stalks of celery leaves and puree. Wash the hair as usual, rub celery which has smoothed the hair until evenly distributed. Gently massage your hair to permeate the scalp. Then let stand for one hour with a shower cap and then rinse thoroughly. Do it twice a week for treatments for maximum results.