How Celery Improves Your Health
Celery is indeed the #1 Food for High Blood Pressure or Hypertension. Celery is excellent for treating Vertigo, Meniere’s Disease, Headaches, Dysentery, Diarrhea with bloody stools and chills & sweats. Celery strengthens the Stomach and helps with Urination. It tranquilizes the Mind and is found to be good for people with poor Nerves and Arteriosclerosis. Celery calms down the liver, expels wind and removes Dampness.
Q: Hi Dr. Liz! Tell me about celery, and what vitamins and minerals it has in it?
A: Sure. Celery is an excellent vegetable that s healthy for the body for so many reasons. Celery is a source of Vitamin K, Potassium, Dietary Fiber and Manganese. It also is a very good source of Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin C, Phosphorous and Magnesium.
Q: Great Liz! Is it safe to eat the leaves of the celery stalk?
A: Yes. The leaves of the celery stalk contain a high content of Vitamin A in the form of Carotenoids.
Q: Cool! What are some of the other health benefits of Celery?
A: Celery is the #1 food for High Blood Pressure!
Q: Interesting! What else does Celery do for our health?
A: Celery also helps rid constipation by promoting a smooth flow of bowel movement. Celery can also treat dysentery with bloody stools and relieve chills and sweats. Consuming celery in your daily diet can also help relieve urinary problems.
Q: That’s great!
A: Celery can help you to relax, it’s good for the liver and can even help prevent and or treat arteriosclerosis, and it’s good for the nerves.
Q: What if you have stomach problems? Can you eat celery?
A: Yes, indeed! Celery actually strengthens the stomach.
Q: Fantastic! Can eating celery help with headaches?
A: Yes! Consuming celery can help with vertigo and headaches too!
Q: Interesting Liz! It’s almost like a medicine.
A: Indeed it is! We are one of the few countries around the world that does NOT commonly use food as 1 st line of treatment for disease.
Q: Where is the History of Celery?
A: Celery was mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey in and around 850 B.C. It was also recorded that celery leaves were found in the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun who died in 1323 B.C.
Q: Ok, got it! Celery is on my shopping list! Thanks Dr. Liz!
About Dr. Liz Perry
Dr. Liz is a primary care provider with a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a Master’s degree in Business Management from Harvard University. For over 22 years, Dr. Liz has worked as an international healthcare consultant, has traveled the world, and has written hundreds of published articles as a health journalist.