Celery Essential Oil
Celery Fruit, Celery Seed.
- Celery essential oil is helpful for eliminating toxins and improving digestion, urinary health, nerve pain and joint problems.
Farming Method Conventionally Farmed Country of Origin India Plant Part Seed Scientific Name Apium graveolens Application Method Bath, Topical
Although Celery Essential Oil comes from the seeds of a different variety of celery plant than the one commonly used in cooking, Celery Essential Oil smells very much like the freshly chopped celery that is cultivated as a vegetable.
Celery Essential Oil has powerful antioxidants and is considered a cleansing tonic for the organs. It is said to release toxic buildup in the joints that can cause pain while also flushing out the liver, and cleansing the blood.
Here is how to use Celery essential oil for various conditions:
Topical Application for localized use on the skin: Dilute up to 1-2% in any carrier oil (5-10 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil). See precautions below.
Topical Application for whole body massage: Dilute up to 1% in any carrier oil (5 drops per tablespoon of carrier oil). See precautions below.
Compresses: Dilute up to 1-2% in hot or cold water (5-10 drops per tablespoon of water). See precautions below.
Aromatic Bath: Dilute in bath salts or milk or similar before adding to a full bath. See precautions below.
- Glandular Problems, Cystitis, Scanty Breast Milk, Irregular Menstruation: Topical Application, Whole Body Massage.
- Intestinal Gas, Liver Congestion, Indigestion, Jaundice: Topical Application, Aromatic Bath.
- Arthritis, Gout, Rheumatism: Topical application on affected area, 5% in jojoba or hazelnut oil.
- Blood Toxins: Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
- Neuralgia, Sciatica: Topical application on affected area, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Non-toxic, non-irritant, possibly sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy.
Celery has traditionally been used as a household spice. It also is known to help eliminate uric acid from the joints and is a folk remedy for disorders of the kidney and liver.
About the Plant
The Celery plant is a biennial which grows up to 1-2 feet tall. It has shiny leaves and forms umbels of tiny white flowers.
Where it Grows
Celery is native to southern Europe.
Apiaceae – Carrot Family
Scent: The scent of Celery is spicy, warm, sweet, lingering and earthy.
Blends With: Coriander, Lavender, Lovage, Pine, Tea Tree.
Fragrance Note: Middle.
Composition: Limonene, apiol, selinene, santalol, sedanolide, sedanolic acid anhydride.