Being diuretic, celery seed relieves the body from the water excess, contributing to the lowering of high blood pressure. In addition to that, the chemicals in the plant act by reducing the blood flow to the brain, thus decreasing the risk of a stroke.
Joint problems: arthritis, rheumatism, gout, pain. Anti-inflammatory properties of celery seed work on reducing joint pain and swelling. Also, acting as diuretic, the plant helps washing away the crystals of uric acid causing the built-up around the joints. For these benefits the plant preparations are advised for people with arthritis, rheumatism and gout.
Urinary tract conditions. Acting as antiseptic and diuretic, celery seed has proved to be effective against cystitis, bladder diseases, and kidney conditions. Women, who are more often affected by urinary tract infections, may use it for the latter as well.
Also, you may find the celery seed extract potent against anxiety and insomnia, weight loss and PMS (fluid retention), tumor formation, and digestion disorders.
People with allergy to protein, pregnant women and patients with kidney inflammation should avoid celery seed consumption.