Celery is a strongly alkaline food that helps to counteract acidosis, purify the bloodstream, aid in digestion, prevent migraines, relax the nerves, reduce blood pressure, and clear up skin problems. Celery contains compounds called coumarins which are known enhance the activity of certain white blood cells and support the vascular system. Celery’s rich organic sodium content has the ability to dislodge calcium deposits from the joints and holds them in solution until they can be eliminated safely from the kidneys. Celery is a well one. Natural diuretic and had ample ability to flush toxins out of the body. Celery also had significant anti-inflammatory properties making it an essential food for those who suffer from auto-immune illnesses. It also contains significant amounts of calcium and silicon which can aid in repair of damaged ligaments and bones. Celery is rich in vitamin A, magnesium, and iron which all help to nourish the blood and aid those suffering from rheumatism, high blood pressure, arthritis, and anemia. Fresh celery juice is one of the most powerful and healing juices one can drink! Just 16oz. Of fresh celery juice a day can transform your health and digestion in as little as one week.
There are MANY juice recipes with celery here is one that I find very tasty:
- In an electric juicer wash and juice:
- 2 celery ribs, cut into 3 inch lengths
- 1 Granny Smith apple halved cored and cut into chunks
- 1 2in. piece of fresh ginger peeled
- 1/2 medium bunch of parsley with stems
- 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice.
Notes: one serving 35 calories, 7gm carb, 1gm fat, 0.1 gm sat fat, 2gm protein, 3gm fiber .