A plant of the Parsley family (Apium graveolens), of which the blanched leafstalks are used as a salad.
Thai Celery is much thinner and somewhat milder in taste than the western varieties. Frequently used in salads, soups and various main dishes. Celery is generally high in water content, which makes it a perfect supplement to any diet.
Category: Food / Vegetable Celery has a calming effect on the digestive system, relieving gas and indigestion. It is also reputed to be useful against rheumatism and gout. Celery juice and celery seed extract are good diuretics (ie. promotes urination). Delicious with tomato juice.