Celery. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Celery (Apium graveolens)

Properties celery
- Eupeptic, actively acting diuretic on renal function.
- Stimulant and carminative.
- Also antispasmodics.
- For your character is diuretic use in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
- States in which requires an increase in diuresis: genitourinary conditions (cystitis, ureteritis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, oliguria, urolithiasis), hiperazotemia, hyperuricemia, gout, hypertension, edema, overweight accompanied by fluid retention.
- Loss of appetite, bloating, dyspepsia hiposecretoras.
- In tag use: wounds, burns, eczema.

Contraindications celery
- Do not use pure essential oil internally if there via renal insufficiency, as its diuretic effect is produced by glomerular vascular congestion.
- No alcoholic extracts prescribe to people with ethyl alcohol.

Side effects of celery
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3

The use of diuretics in the presence of hypertension or heart disease, should be done only by prescription and under medical control, given the possibility of occurrence of decompensation tension.

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

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