Celery seed is the dried fruit (seed) of a wild variety of celery plant. It has warm bitter taste, aromatic flavor & penetrating spicy aroma. Cooking tends to reduce its bitterness and enhance its sweetness.
Celery seed is used in salads, soups, stews, meat & vegetable dishes, and in preparing Celery salt.
In Indian Ayurveda Celery Seed Tea may treat colds, flu, water retention, poor digestion, various types of arthritis, and certain diseases of the liver and spleen.*
*Disclaimer: These statements and uses are not evaluated by the FDA & the product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.