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celery,

biennial plant (Apium graveolens) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), of wide distribution in the wild state throughout the north temperate Old World and much cultivated also in America. It was first cultivated as a medicinal, then (during the Middle Ages) as a flavoring, and finally as a food, chiefly for soups and salads. The seeds are still used for seasoning. Celeriac is a variety cultivated chiefly in N Europe for the large edible turniplike root. Celery is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Umbellales, family Umbelliferae.
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One of the most underrated and most beneficial vegetables of all. One of the best sources of potassium, sodium and sulfur, the three most needed minerals in the human body. Also vitamins A,B,C. Natural diuretic, laxative and discourages water retention, greatly improving appearance. It is a great source of natural water for hydration. Instead of drinking water (especially after the gym), drink celery juice instead. Water retention is a sign of being dehydrated believe it or not. Also used for impotence, erectile function and male sexual health. Reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms. Used for arthritis, gout, kidney problems.

celery

[′sel·rē]
(botany)
Apium graveolens var. dulce. A biennial umbellifer of the order Umbellales with edible petioles or leaf stalks.

celery

1. an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable
2. wild celery a related and similar plant, Apium graveolens
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Materials: measuring cup * water * food coloring * 2 large jars of the same size * masking tape * marker * 2 celery stalks with leaves * scissors * paper towel * pencil and paper
If you don't like celery but need it as a seasoning, try growing lovage.
You probably know that celery is high in fiber, so it can help keep your digestive system running smoothly.
So instead of relying on celery seed extracts, just go ahead and get all the benefits offered by eating the whole food, suggests Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Kenneth Shafer, MD.
It wasn't until I lived in France that I fully appreciated how underused celeriac -- also called celery root -- is here in the U.
1 IT takes more calories to digest a piece of celery than the celery has to begin with.
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