While best known as a common vegetable, Celery Seed essential oil has been used for centuries in beauty products. In Creole and Cajun cuisine, the dried leaves and seeds are part of the ‘holy trinity’ – along with onions, and bell peppers.
Exquisitely smooth, celery extract is frequently added to soaps, perfumes and cosmetics. Its bitter essence may also help heighten awareness and focus.
Native to the Mediterranean, the celery plant grows to a height of 1-2 feet and sprouts soft greenish flowers that develop seeds. Through a steam distillation process the essential oil is extracted from the seeds.
Botanical Name: Apium graveolens
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Seed
Blends Well With: Lavender, and other florals
Aroma: Tenacious, root-like, and vibrant
Color: Clear - Pale Yellow
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
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DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
MUSCLE MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 10 drops of Celery Seed, 5 drops of Helichrysum, 5 drops of Peppermint and 10 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake to mix well. Apply to overworked muscles and massage into the skin. (2.5% dilution)
TUMMY BLEND: Mix in a 2 oz bottle: 4 drops of Celery Seed, 3 drops of Ginger, 4 drops of Peppermint and 9 drops of Sweet Orange, then fill with Sweet Almond oil. Shake to mix well. Apply a teaspoon over the abdomen and massage. (1.7% dilution)
RELAXING BATH: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 5 drops of Celery Seed, 10 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake well to blend and add 1-2 teaspoons to a full tub. (1.7% dilution) Relax and enjoy.
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