Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Alkalizing Benefits of Celery

Celery is great addition to so many recipes. Have you ever asked yourself is Celery beneficial? What does it do? Well, here is your answer.

  1. Anti Cancer: Celery is known to contain at least eight families of Anti-Cancer or Anti-Acid compounds. Among them are the acetylenics that have been shown to stop the growth of tumor cells. Phenolic which blocks the action of prostaglandins that encourage the growth of tumor or cancerous cells. And coumarins which help prevent metabolic and dietary acids from damaging cells. One of the active alkalizing compounds in celery is the phytochemical coumarin, which has been proven effective in cancer prevention and capable of enhancing the activity of certain white blood cells that help remove cancerous cells. The phytochemical coumarins prevent the formation and development of cancerous cells of the colon and stomach.
  2. Pneumonia: Celery is a well known vegetable for supporting the immune system to help reduce metabolic and dietary acid. Celery is packed with antioxidants or alkalizing compounds that transforms bacteria, yeast and acids that cause inflammation.
  3. Hay Fever: Celery comes on top of the list for foods that alleviates the acidic allergy symptoms. Also on that list are ginger, peppermint, parsley, turmeric, chamomile and cabbage.
  4. Lower blood pressure: Drinking celery juice every day for a week significantly helps to lower blood pressure by reducing acidic plaque. An alkalizing compound called phtalides helps to relax the muscle around arteries, dilating the vessels and allowing blood to flow normally. To be effective, drink the juice for one week, stop for three weeks, and start over.
  5. Cholesterol: This humble pale juice has been shown to effectively and significantly lower total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol by simply lowering dietary and metabolic acids.
  6. Inflammation: The alkalizing compound polyacetylene in celery is an amazing relief for all acids that cause inflammation causing the acidic symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gout, Asthma and Bronchitis.
  7. Kidney function: Celery promotes healthy and normal kidney function by aiding elimination of acidic toxins from the body. While eliminating acidic toxins, it also prevents formation of kidney stones.
  8. Diuretic: The alkalizing elements of potassium and sodium in celery juice helps to regulate body fluid and stimulate urine production, making it an important help to rid the body of excess fluid.
  9. Nervous system: The organic alkaline minerals in celery juice has a calming effect on the nervous system, making it a wonderful drink for insomniacs.
  10. Menopausal Symptoms: Celery, along with dill, fennel, anise and all tasty herbs of the celery family, are amongst the list of mildly oestrogenic herbs, due to the gently oestrogenic phtyochemical anethole. They all have 40 to 50 alkalizing phytochemicals and are a mix of anethole, apigenin, kaempferol, luteolin and quercitin. All these alkalizing compounds are very good at alliviating all acidic symptoms of menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, and contributes to the prevention of heart disease and osteoporosis but without the side-effects of HRT treatment.
  11. Memory Loss: Celery contains an alkalizing compound called luteolin, which has shown promise for lowering levels of plaque-forming proteins in the brain.This, in turn, can counteract risk factors for Alzheimer's, including the acid caused symptoms of atherosclerosis, inflammation and oxidative damage. Another source of luteolin is flaxseed. 
  12. Urinary stones, breaking down of: The diuretic effect of celery juice also aids the breaking and elimination of acid created urinary and gall bladder stones. With loads of analgesic, anti-inflammatory or anti-acidic and diuretic compounds, as well as some calcium blockers, celery seed extracts seem appropriate for buffering the acids that cause bladder ─░nfections. Celery seeds are said to improve the quantity and quality of urine and are a useful diuretic for acidic urinary tract infections
  13. Bursitis: Two of the best natural sources of COX-2 inhibitors are celery and celery seeds, which contain high amounts of pain killing or acid killing apigenin. This helps to reduce the acids that cause bursitis and many other inflammatory conditions. The benefits from including celery in your diet or making a tea from freshly crushed celery seeds will reduce dietary and metabolic acids that cause inflammation or the symptom bursitis.
  14. Constipation: The natural laxative effect of celery helps to relieve constipation. It also helps relax nerves that have been overworked by man-made laxatives.
  15. Acidity: The important minerals in this magical juice effectively balance the body's blood and tissue pH, neutralizing dietary and metabolic acids. It also helps neutralize the acids in the mouth, stomach and bowels and thus prevents indigestion, ulcers and stomach cancer.
  16. Weight Loss: Drink celery juice frequently throughout the day. It helps curb your cravings for acidic sweets and acidic rich food.


  1. I started eating celery daily , and now I feels better and my health has improved. thanks you Jesus for better health.

    1. Hi Lily! Thank you for your visit. I'm so happy about your success. :D Praise the Lord for providing us with natural resources and foods that are healing. Many times healing can be found in the simplest of adjustments. :) If you have a blog, please join in my blog hop.


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