9 Benefits of celery leaves

Plants that are often used as spices this dish originally in Indonesia introduced by the Dutch. Plants with the Latin name Apium Graveolens is a small plant with a height of not more than 1 metre. The stem is quite short, small fruit with a dark brown color. Meanwhile, the leaves are short-stemmed and fat-arrayed.

In Europe, the use of celery is almost used in all parts, ranging from tuber, fruit, stalk and leaves. But in Indonesia itself, the leaves are often used.

9 Benefits of celery leaves

But do you know? In addition to the cuisine you can also consume as an excellent medicinal plant for health.

Benefits of celery leaves for health


1. Reduce high Blood

With a high flavonoids substance and nutrients, the benefits of celery leaves are believed to lower rising blood pressure. Therefore, for those of you who have high blood pressure, we recommend consuming celery leaves to stabilize blood pressure and prevent it from rising again.

Using it is also easy:


  1. Take 20 stalks of celery leaves and wash clean
  2. Then puree the celery by adding a little water
  3. Then refine and strain the celery
  4. Drink the water 3 times a day, 2 tbsp each.


2. Lowering cholesterol

Celery leaves that are rich in nutrients are able to break down cholesterol. So that the cholesterol will not clog the blood flow and can prevent the buildup of cholesterol in many quantities.

3. Treating Rheumatism

The benefits of celery leaves with anti-inflammatory content, anti-bacteria, vitamins and minerals are complete, able to relieve pain for people with rheumatism. In addition, the content is able to reduce the purine substance in the joints that trigger levels of uric acid in the body increases.

4. Overcoming Anemia

The high content of its iron, making celery leaves can prevent and cure anemia. The benefits of the celery leaves are especially true for women in menstrual periods and women who are pregnant.

5. Improve kidney function

The rich nutrient content on celery leaves is able to improve kidney performance. In addition, it can help the kidneys to be easier in controlling, filtering, and removing toxins caused by unhealthy food and harmful free radicals.

6. Preventing cancer

The benefits of the next celery leaf can overcome cancer. The content of phycochemical coumarin compounds and phenolic acids in celery leaves, it is claimed to be able to abnormally, block, and destroy the activity of abnormal cells that trigger the emergence of cancerous cells.

7. Overcoming Dry Eyes

In addition to overcoming dry eyes, the nutritional content and vitamin A in celery leaves can also nourish the retinal tissue and the cornea of the eye. Where it is able to maintain the sharpness of your eye eyesight and prevent from free radical attacks.

8. Overcoming Asthma

In addition to preventing asthma, the benefits of celery leaves are also able to cure asthma. High nutrient content in celery leaves so that asthma is not easy to relapse while in dusty and polluting environments. The way to process it very practical, namely:


  1. Take 3 stalks of celery leaves and 9 kapuk leaves/randu
  2. Then wash clean and puree
  3. Add palm sugar, salt to taste, and 1/2 glasses of water
  4. Mix all ingredients until well blended
  5. Then filter and drink before breakfast

9. Overcoming Obesity

All nutrients in celery leaves are claimed to be able to suppress hunger. With it is able to control excessive appetite so it is helpful someone who is doing a diet program to lose weight.

As for those of you who have a problem on beauty, do not worry. Because of the benefits of celery leaves in addition to overcoming various kinds of health problems are also very good for beauty. For example, as a strong anti-aging, reduce excess oil on the face, nourish the hair, etc. The way of treatment is also easy, for those of you who do not like to consume directly then it can mix with your cuisine.

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