Celery contains high levels of coumarins, a compound which can help lower the number of stress hormones in the body, and reduce symptoms of high blood pressure.
Liberty explained: “The popular anti-inflammatory claims from juicing celery are perhaps because it contains an antioxidant called Coumarin, which enhances the activity of white blood cells that are crucial for maintaining and healthy immune system.
“Furthermore, a photochemical called phthalides, can relax the tissues of the artery walls and reduce blood pressure.
“When your blood pressure is high, you place a strain on all of your organs, and it can even lead to heart disease and heart attacks, so it is always good to maintain it in the healthy range.Several studies found that celery seed extract may lower blood pressure by reducing the arteries’ build up of fatty deposits,” Liberty added.
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