Celery – The Nerve Builder
plant is a very underrated
Generally relegated to a
supporting role in salads
or as a snack
for overweight dieters, celery
has much more to offer anyone
who wants a healthy nervous system.
For those unfamiliar with Edgar Cayce
regimen of nerve regeneration, nerve development of celery
qualities may come as a surprise. Many readings for
people with neurological problems were told to eat a
diet in which celery was a main component. Some
The people were told to eat celery every day. Readings
also encouraged to drink celery juice in combination with
carrots and lettuces to strengthen the nervous system.
For example, in reading (2-14), Cayce specifies celery as part of a recommended diet: “At noon (meal), there may be fresh vegetables, and as they are grown ESPECIALLY in the vicinity where the body resides. Vegetables shipped are never very good. These characters should include celery, lettuce, asparagus, beets, beans, lentils, as long as they are not prepared with too much pork. “
Celery was considered a medicinal herb during Cayce’s time.
was. It was the main ingredient in a nerve tonic called Celerina.
(no longer commercially available), prescribed in twenty-two
Cayce readings. The modern use of celery by herbalists focuses
mainly into celery seeds that can be made into a tea used for
prevent cancer, lower blood pressure, and lower cholesterol.
Although celery is rich in nutrients, including phosphorous,
silicon, iron and calcium, the readings do not explain why the celery
it is very useful for the nervous system. When making a
salad or choose a healthy snack, be sure to keep some
celery in mind and it will help keep your mind strong.