Actions: Apium graveolens has heating and calming properties, as well as an array of actions that work on several body systems, including the urinary, circulatory, digestive and cardiovascular.
- Mild sedative
- Nervine relaxant
- Uterine stimulant
Indications: Gas, cramping, dysmenorrhea, loss of uterine tone, constipation, high blood pressure, worms, poor eye health, loss of appetite
Safety/Contraindications: Furanocoumarins cause photosensitivity to the skin, avoid being in the sun when taking celery medicinally. Avoid in pregnancy.
Preparations and Doses:
Powder: Up to 10 grams per day