Good for: High blood pressure, dizziness, headaches, and blood in urine.
Neutral, sweet, and a bit bitter. Shiny look. Connects to your stomach and liver.
How to Use Celery:
For Warm Body and Trouble Sleeping:
If a baby seems too warm and can't sleep well, celery might help. Boil some celery pieces for a few seconds and serve. This may help cool down the body.
Balance Liver and Kidneys:
In Chinese cooking, celery is often mixed with pork kidneys. Celery calms you, while pork kidneys may strengthen the kidneys.
Pressure and Headaches:
Cooking celery with vinegar might help lower high blood pressure and lessen headaches.
For Dizziness and Headaches:
Mix fresh celery juice with honey. This could offer relief from dizziness and headaches linked to high blood pressure.
During Pregnancy and Menopause:
Drinking fresh celery juice daily might relieve high blood pressure symptoms during these times.
Studies have shown that celery may help lower blood pressure in rats.
On Blood Pressure:
Fresh celery juice mixed with honey or syrup was given to people three times a day. Most of them felt better and had lowered blood pressure.
Using Celery Roots:
Boiling celery roots with red dates has also been found to help. It lowered bad cholesterol in some cases.
Link to the Liver:
According to Chinese theory, celery helps with high blood pressure by affecting the liver.
Even though celery has sodium, which is often thought bad for high blood pressure, the amount is so small it likely won't hurt you.
In Chinese food beliefs, celery can help cool down internal heat in both kids and adults.
Note: These are based on traditional beliefs and should not replace professional medical advice.