Celery root - good and bad for beauty, health

Do you know such proverbs and sayings?

  • "If you want to run faster, eat more celery."
  • "My wife was happy with her husband: a celery was served for dinner."

As you already understood, the main character of our conversation is the root of celery. The benefit of the root is in its ability to restore a person's vitality, libido, beauty, health. Although, of course, this is unlikely to happen after the first dinner. The best effect will be if the root of celery becomes part of the daily diet. Do you plant it in your garden, vegetable garden, in the country? No? Why? If the reason is ignorance, read the article. Perhaps, the attitude towards this culture will change with you.



  • The use of celery root for health, love, beauty
  • Benefits for harmony
  • Application of celery root in cooking
  • Storage of celery root in winter
  • Who is harmful to celery?

Celery can be leafy, petiolate, root. Leafy, petiolate plant many. As for the root, not everyone knows, even how it looks.

Passionate dacha with a lot of experience, of course, familiar with it, but in the list of all favorite root crops, which necessarily includes potatoes, carrots, beets, root celery is not included. Root celery has a fairly long growing season. Maybe that's why it is not very popular among truck farmers.

The use of celery is known since the time of Hippocrates. A beauty from the ancient Greek myths of Aphrodite loved this vegetable for good reason. It helps with premature aging.


In Russia, celery came in the late 18th century, during the reign of Catherine II (Great), but for a long time it was used only as an ornamental plant. Then he began to grow up in apothecary gardens and only then fell into the pan!

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The use of celery root for health, love, beauty

The first argument about the benefits of root vegetables: to the gentlemen he returns the potency, and to the ladies beauty. His regular intake makes his teeth stronger, his hair is more magnificent, more beautiful.

If the gastrointestinal diseases or age problems are so serious, that you are not up to the thought of beauty and love, still eat the root of the celery. He is able to help even in such situations.

Curing colitis, gastritis, peptic ulcer becomes easier, fighting with arthritis, rheumatism, gout - too. But it's better to start eating celery early. After all, it is easier to prevent diseases than to expel them from the body when they are firmly established.

In folk medicine, celery is widely used. But we warn that replacing the doctor with self-medication is very, very dangerous. But if you use folk remedies along with the doctor's appointments or for the sake of prevention, then you can hardly hurt yourself.

Chest (infusion) - an assistant for rheumatism and gout. How to make? It is necessary to insist 1 tablespoon of the crushed root in, l boiled water 4 hours, having wrapped the container or bay all in a thermos bottle. Take 2 table, spoon 3 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.

Why is the root celery capable of such wonderful help to man? Because it contains many trace elements: iodine, calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorus. There are vital vitamins, such as E, K, PP, provitamin A and so on. The kit is supplemented with essential oils, organic acids. Do not forget about the ballast substances that contribute to the work of the intestine.

As for the unique aroma, it is provided by sedanolide and sodanic anhydride. All together - one of the most appetizing means of traditional medicine.

What else is useful for celery? In that it contains phytohormones that are close in their characteristics to insulin, so that a diabetic vegetable helps reduce sugar levels.


It will be easier to lose weight by adding celery to food. Its juice calms the nerves.

And celery is a universal restorative.

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Benefits for harmony

If you do not have special health problems, but most of all you care about the slender figure, then cook a delicious vegetarian soup. On its digestion the body spends more calories than it receives.

500 g of celery and 500 g of cabbage take 6 medium bulbs, 3 fresh tomatoes, 2 pods of sweet Bulgarian pepper. All this wealth should be washed, finely chopped, poured with water and boiled. Salt and black pepper put at the very end of cooking.

There is such a dietary soup without restrictions. You eat - the extra fat melts. At the same time, the intake of vitamins does not stop, which is extremely important for maintaining health. The built-up women say that this is perhaps the most appetizing diet.

Specific taste of celery helps to withstand a salt-free or low-salt diet. Season them with the first or second dishes: the salted pull will stop.

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Application of celery root in cooking

In many culinary recipes, celery is mentioned only as a seasoning. It is added to soups, second courses, less often they season salads with them. But did you know that root vegetables can be soloed in kitchen experiments? For example, in the form of dietary garnish.


This delicacy is an excellent substitute for a super-calorie fried potato.

Fried celery

For frying celery for 400 g of root vegetables, you need 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil, salt, spices, lemon juice, and your favorite greenery for decoration.

It's simple. We clean, cut, sprinkle with lemon juice, let them soak for ten minutes.

Remember: the root is cut as a potato, and it is prepared faster! Do not leave the frying pan unattended for long.

So, we warm the frying pan, send the celery to it, fry until ready on fire just above average, at the end of frying salt, pepper, if desired, put spices.

When serving, sprinkle with herbs.

Excellent garnish for meat, poultry or vegetables. Some gourmets eat fried celery separately, generally without any additions.

From the culinary point of view, the celery root is unique in that during the quenching its special aroma does not weaken, but, on the contrary, it becomes more interesting. Vegetable is perfectly combined with meat because it helps to assimilate protein. Boiled it slightly resembles a potato. But the most useful celery - all the same fresh.

If you combine a grated or finely chopped root with grated carrots and an apple, you will get a marvelous vitamin salad! Number of products - to taste.

A proven recipe recipe from celery root:

Pickled celery root

Perfectly approaches to meat dishes, to dishes from a potato, mushrooms.

Root celery (1 kg), cut into cubes, ringlets or straws (as you like), dip into boiling salted water (1 liter of water + 1 table. spoon of salt + 3 g of citric acid). Remove with a whisk or a colander.

Pieces of celery root to spread on the calcined half-liter jars, pour boiling marinade (4 glasses of water + 1 glass of 9% vinegar + table, table. tablespoons of salt + 3 table. spoons of sugar + a few peas of black pepper, 1-2 cloves).

Roll with tin covers. Wrap something warm, so that the banks cool down gradually. How to cool - take out. You can store at home.

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Storage of celery root in winter

Root celery is removed. I want to save it to enjoy delicious dishes throughout the winter.

It is advised to cut the leaves after harvesting, but not very shortly - you should leave small petioles. And to preserve the roots of their juicy dipped in clay, a consistency resembling thick sour cream, dried, stacked in the cellar on the shelves.

There is another way to store it - in the sand. To do this, strew the harvested roots in a box with sand vertically, so that the roots are in the sand, and the petioles on top.

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Who is harmful to celery?

Unfortunately, celery is not useful to everyone.

  • In epileptics, it can cause an exacerbation of the condition.
  • People suffering from kidney stones, too.
  • Celery is contraindicated in pregnant and lactating women, as it often provokes allergies in children.
  • With varicose veins, thrombophlebitis from celery will also have to be abandoned. Health is more expensive than culinary delights.
  • In addition, you need to remember about the possibility of individual intolerance of this product.

To all the rest he will do good. Remember only that excessive love of fresh celery can cause flatulence in some eaters.

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