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What Is Celery Extract Good For?

Mar 27, 2020

Celery extract is one of the research hotspots at home and abroad, and many results have been obtained. And what is celery extract good for?

celery extract

◆ Liver protection

Chinese medicine believes that the liver is the main face, and the liver qi dredging strips are ruddy and refreshing. Cyan food is the best choice for protecting the liver and nourishing the liver, which can promote the circulation of liver-qi and relieve liver stagnation. Therefore, celery, cucumber, spinach, broccoli, kelp, etc., have the role of protecting the liver and nourishing the liver. It has been found through research that celery root extract has a certain protective effect on acute liver injury in mice, thus proving that celery has a certain hepatoprotective effect.

◆ Hypoglycemic

Long-term blood glucose disorders can cause damage to a variety of organs in the body, especially to the functional damage of the kidney, heart, and blood vessels. In order to reduce the harm of some complications, it is necessary to start with food therapy to control blood sugar.

Studies have found that celery ectract contains a large amount of crude fiber and dietary fiber. Diabetes patients can control blood sugar in two ways. On the one hand, it can balance the lack of hunger in the stomach, prolong gastric emptying time, and hinder the rapid absorption of glucose by the digestive tract. On the other hand, the digested chyme mixture in celery can reduce the absorption rate of the small intestine and reduce the body's effect on islets.

The demand for vegetarians plays a role in lowering blood sugar. In addition, some trace elements in celery, such as magnesium and selenium, are also conducive to lowering blood sugar.

celery seed extract

◆ Gout prevention

Celery seed has been used in the treatment of joint pain for hundreds of years in Australia and it is considered a traditional folk remedy. Modern nutrition has determined that celery seed oil contains nutrients that are beneficial to joint cartilage. According to the 1983 edition of the British Herbal Code, celery has been shown to treat complications. Yao Fangfang et al. Used adenine and ethambutol hydrochloride tablets to induce hyperuricemia in SD rats by intragastric administration. 

Quercetin and apigenin were treated for 3 weeks, and the relevant enzyme activities and biochemical indicators in liver and serum were measured. The results showed that compared with the model group, quercetin and apigenin can significantly reduce the levels of serum uric acid (SUA), urea nitrogen (Sun), blood creatinine (Sc) and MDA in hyperuricemia rats, and increase superoxide Dismutase (SOD), total antioxidant capacity (T-AOC) levels. It was confirmed that both quercetin and apigenin can well control the serum uric acid level in hyperuricemia rats, and can enhance the anti-oxidation and oxygen scavenging ability of hyperuricemia rats, and reduce lipid peroxidation.

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