Celery Seed (Apium Graveolens)
INCI: Apium Graveolens
Other Names: Wild Celery, Ajamoda, Smallage
Celery itself has many benefits for the body. It’s full of Vitamins A, C and E along with minerals like Calcium, Selenium and Magnesium.
Celery has anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, and antiseptic properties. It is said to help provide nutrients to nourish hair follicles, thicken the hair and help stop breakage.
While Celery Seed is used as a spice in foods, the extract from Celery Seed is said to be used to stimulate hair growth.
Celery Seed contain phytochemicals which are said to help protect the body and fight inflammation. Its antioxidant properties are thought to prevent free radicals from damaging the skin as well. Some people even increase their intake of celery when they want to help lower their blood pressure.
Juice made from the Celery plant is also used to improve the quality of skin. It is said to hydrate and help repair skin damage. It is thought to remove toxins from the body which contributes to glowing skin.
Celery juice is said to also stimulate hair growth and help improve hair texture, moisture and strength.
Celery has been used medically for its digestive properties. It comes in seed, powder, extract and essential oil versions.
By the way, Celery Seed powder tastes bitter. It doesn’t at all taste like Celery Salt, which is a completely different spice mixed with salt. Using too much regular Celery Powder can overpower your meal.
Products Containing Celery Seed:
# Nature Clean Pure-Body Conditioner
# Ginger Lily Farms Moisturizing Conditioner Juniper Breeze