The composition and useful properties of celery root Celery
is unique in that it retains all its useful properties all year round, so it can be bought in any season. Including this vegetable in the everyday diet is a good prevention of avitaminosis. Due to the content of a large number of nutrients, celery root is able to cure many diseases. It contains B vitamins, vitamins K, E, provitamin A and ascorbic acid, many trace elements and essential oils. All components contribute to normalization of body cell functions.
Since celery root includes a large number of the strongest antioxidants – vitamin C and flavonoids, this vegetable is able to protect the body from many cancers, it strengthens immunity and helps to cope with cold diseases. Regular consumption of celery root helps lower blood pressure. The
calorie content of this product is only 34 kcal per 100 g, so it can be used to prepare various dishes during diet adherence. Celery can be consumed in any form, but when eating it raw the body will be guaranteed to receive all the useful substances contained therein.
Celery has a mild laxative effect, it elevates the overall tone of the body and contributes to the improvement of physical and mental performance.
The root of celery in folk medicine
healing properties of celery root have been known for a long time. Drugs on its basis improve the activity of the kidneys and liver, have a beneficial effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract, promote wound healing, normalize and enhance sexual function, relieve insomnia, help cure atherosclerosis and urolithiasis.
In recipes of traditional medicine, the application of celery is very varied. This vegetable has a positive effect on the work of the heart muscle, used in the treatment of rheumatism, asthma, gout, exhaustion. Regular consumption of fresh celery root juice cleans blood, improves metabolic processes, removes toxins, uric acid, eliminates allergic dermatitis, urticaria, diathesis, malaria.
Celery root is used to improve skin, nails and hair conditions, this vegetable is also very useful for visual impairment.
The juice mixture of celery roots and carrots is useful in avitaminosis, disorders of the nervous system. Eating this vegetable slows the aging process, improves the condition in chronic overwork, stimulates the secretion of gastric juice. Celery root is used to improve water-salt metabolism, to treat diabetes mellitus, joints, diseases of the genitourinary system.