Organic Celery Seeds
Our Organic Celery Seeds are a tiny spice that imparts big flavor into many dishes.
The unique saltiness that the seeds add to dishes accentuates the natural flavors of nearly everything savory. The flavor is just like celery; slightly sweet, slightly bitter, and just a little grassy.Using at Home
As a rule of thumb, you can use celery seeds anywhere you would use celery.
Often the stringy texture of celery is undesirable, so celery seeds would be a better ingredient, for example in a soup base.
Celery seeds are popular in brine for making pickles, as well as cold salads, such as coleslaw or potato salad.
You can buy seeds and grind what you need for a recipe (if you desire), ensuring freshness and flavor.
Celery seeds got their start as medicine, being used to treat a wide variety of illnesses.
Today, celery seed is used mainly as a diuretic, but it can also be used to treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
There are promising studies showing that celery seeds and their oils can help protect the liver from high doses of drugs such as acetaminophen.
Celery seeds are also believed to be effective in the treatment of arthritis and other inflammation, to reduce muscle spasms and calm the nerves.Benefits
These little seeds pack a large punch, so they only need to be used sparingly when cooking.
Celery seeds can be used whole or ground, depending on your preference.
Ground seeds do impart more flavor and some people have trouble digesting seeds, preferring to grind them before use.
Celery and its seeds are believed to have originated near the Mediterranean, being cultivated for medicinal purposes as early as 850 BC.
In ancient Greece, winners of the Nemean games (similar to the Olympic games) would wear celery leaves.
The plant itself is well traveled, with wild relatives of celery being found all over the world.
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Our inner safety seals are pressure sealed and it is normal when twisting off the cap that the seal may come off, come loose, and/or tear - so long as none of the contents spill out, the product is safe to consume.