Celery extensively flavors food, as well as alcoholic and soft drinks. It also scents soaps and some cosmetics.
Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Extraction: Distilled from flower heads, celery's scent is warm, spicy and sweet. The absolute is blue-colored.
Medicinal Action: Celery is hormonal, stimulating lactation, and also helps relieve liver congestion, indigestion, genital and urinary problems, arthritis, rheumatism, gout and sciatic pain.