In folk medicine, celery is often used for cleaning the body (especially blood), strengthening the nerves and as a cure for the disease because the bladder stimulates the excretion of urine. Celery also refines the liver, lowers blood sugar and blood pressure. Contains very few calories and is useful foods during dietes. The most useful if eaten raw but is not recommended for people with diseased kidneys and pregnant women.
Celery and lemon against high cholesterol
To prepare this drink celery and lemon is necessary to:
- 3 lemons
- 500 grams of fresh leaves and stalks celery
- 1 liter of water
Preparation: Boil water and leave to cool. Lemon wash thoroughly, cut it into pieces, together with the rind. Celery also cut coarsely. Now, lemon and celery good grind (preferably in a blender). When it gets nice mushy mass pour the boiled water and stir well. Cover and let it sit overnight and in the morning strain and drink poured into a glass bottle. Drink in the morning and in the evening after 0.5 dl drink, before meal.
This potion against high cholesterol has no side effects and often can lower the level of triglycerides in the blood. It is desirable during this kind of treatment to avoid sweet. After 2-3 months to check cholesterol levels. If possible drink prepared from lemon untreated with chemicals.
Tea of celery against rheumatism
Bring to a boil 1/2 l of water and then throw 20 grams of celery leaves, cover and let it boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and leave to cool. Strain and drink during the day. For the treatment of rheumatism is desirable to drink a daily 4 cups of tea for a period of 4-6 weeks.
Celery and honey
Celery and honey will help exhausted body to recover fast. This requires grated celery and mix it with two tablespoons of honey. Take several times a day one teaspoon of the mixture.
Generally it is good to eat salad mixture of equal parts of grated celery and grated apples.