Apium Graveolens

Essential Oil

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APIUM GRAVEOLENS ( CELERY, AJMOD )
PRODUCT CODE: EO/AG/0507
DESCRIPTION PALE YELLOW COLOUR TO LIGHT BROWN COLOUR LIQUID, SOMETIMES PALE GREENISH IN COLOURED WITH VERY PERSISTANT, SPICY, PLEASING FRESH AND ORANGE LIKE ODOUR.
SOLUBILITY
WATER
ALCOHOL
OTHER SOLVENT
SOLUBLE.
SOLUBLE.
VOLATILE OIL CONTENT 8 ML TO 30 ML/100 GMS.
RESIDUAL SOLVENT LESS THAN 20 PPM.
SPICE EQUIVALENT 10 TO 12 KGS REPLACE 100 KGS OF CELERY SEED.
TOXIC MICRO-ORGANISMS/ PESTICIDES/ TOXIC METALS CONFORMS TO SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS.

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