Celery Seed Essential Oil
$18.04 – $38.72
|Botanical Name:||Apium graveolens|
|Method of Farming:||100% Pure – Conventional|
|Method of Extraction:||Steam Distillation|
|Part of Plant:||Seeds|
The Latin origin name for Celery, is ‘Celeri’, meaning ‘Quick acting’. Probably first sourced from the original wild form from the areas of Egypt and Northern Africa. A. graveolens is of course a culinary plant known around the world for garnishing, and as a staple vegetable. The seeds are extracted from the mature white flowering heads of the familiar biennial plant / vegetable that grows to around 24 inches. The stalks of the celery are collected early in the morning and allowed to dry for a few hours. The plant material is then threshed to separate the seeds from the rest of the plant. The seeds are crushed just before being steam distilled for improved essential oil release. Celery Seed Essential Oil is pale-yellow. The oil has a spicy, warm, sweet, long lasting sent.
FACT: Roman medicine has mentioned the use of Celery seeds in pills for relieving pain. For the ancients, celery was one of the “five roots,” along with asparagus, fennel, parsley, and Butcher’s broom, as well as one of the four lesser hot seeds. Chinese medicine acknowledged this by the 5th Century.
10ml (1/3 fl oz), 100ml (3.38 fl oz)