Apium Graveolens

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APIUMGRAVEOLENS(CELERY, AJMOD)
PRODUCT CODE: NE/AG/017
NATURE OF EXTRACT DRY EXTRACT
DESCRIPTION PALE YELLOW COLOUR TO LIGHT BROWN COLOURED LIQUID, SOMETIMES PALE GREENISH IN COLOUR WITH VERY PERSISTANT, SPICY, PLEASING FRESH AND ORANGE LIKE ODOUR.
DURATION OF CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR MODERATE
SPECIFIC GRAVITY ( AT 25&degC ) 0.8650 TO 0.910
REFRACTIVE INDEX ( AT 20&degC ) 1.4780 TO 1.490
OPTICAL ROTATION ( AT 25&degC ) +48° TO +78°
HERB EXTRACT RATIO 6:1
WATER SOLUBLE EXTRACTIVES AS PER I.P.66 MIN 65%
ALCOHOL SOLUBLE EXTRACTIVES MIN. 69%

Description : Celery plant is thin and grows to a height of two to three feet. It has around three to five segmented flowers and leaves. The flowers are green-white in colour and the seeds are grayish brown in colour. It is biennial aromatic plant which has fleshy bulbous roots.

The scientific name of celery, celery seed is Apium Graveolens. It is also known with the names of marsh parsley and wild celery. In Hindi it is called Ajwain ka patta. Celery has been used in Chinese medicine since fifth century BC onwards. It is a salad plant.

In India celery is used in Ayurvedic medicine to relieve flu, colds, poor digestion, water retention, disorders of spleen and liver and different types of arthritis. The volatile oil is used in pharmaceutical and perfume industries.

Benefits :

  •  detoxifying the body
  • eyesight
  • cleansing the blood
  • arthritis
  • clearing the kidneys
  • bladder infection
  • diuretics
  • rheumatic pains
  • slimming and weight loss
  • lowering blood pressure