Gastrointestinal problems and flatulence: What remedies are available that could help in addition to drugs and the pharmaceutical bomb?
In this article we present a very simple vegetable.
Gastrointestinal problems and flatulence: a remedy: celery helps
The celery or also called apium graveolens. Most of them are cultivated with cylindrical to fibrous roots but also occur in wild form. In the first year, some leaves are formed from the roots which can grow up to 1 m high and are highly branched.
The leaves of the celery are pinnate and have a long stem which widens at the base and also covers the whole stem. The flowers of the celery form umbels at the end or opposite the leaves, whereby the calyx is very small and the crown usually consists of five white petals. The fruits of the celery are shooting fruits with a smooth surface which are connected to each other.
The spread of celery in wild form is mostly in moist places along rivers and streams. Otherwise, the cultivated form of celery is cultivated throughout Europe. The roots and fruits are the collecting material of this medicinal plant.
It is best to collect in autumn when the roots are dug out and cut into slices.
Gastrointestinal flatulence: How to use celery
The roots should be stored in glass or porcelain jar after light drying. The active ingredients of essential oils, vitamin B, vitamin C and petronic acid have a diuretic, cleansing, sweat-inducing, digestive and wind-driving effect.
Wild celery plants are more effective than cultivated ones. And you can add 2 g to 100 ml of water and drink 2-3 small cups a day, also as a tincture then prepare 20 g to 100 ml with 25% alcohol for ten days and then twice a day two tablespoons. The fruits help with flatulence in the intestinal area, then 1 g per 100 ml of water and a small cup after meals.