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    Essential Oils

    Essential oil of celery

    Celery grows generously in our vegetable gardens and is a welcome addition to our kitchen. The aroma of the essential oil is somewhat handicapped by the fresh but powerful aroma of the plant itself.

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    • Botanical family: Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
    • Latin name: Apium graveolens
    • Essential oil obtained by distillation of the seed
    • Quality: conventional

    This is the plant that is well known for its food use, but it is not the totum that will be the focus of our attention, but the seeds of its umbel. This essential oil is mainly composed of monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes... Its originality lies in the fact that it contains a significant proportion of phthalides, which are also found in lovage essential oil.

    Helps to remove pigmentation spots. In the context of cosmetic aromatherapy, it is interesting to combine it with carrot and lovage essential oils (for example in a neutral cream base or in a combination of rose hip and black cumin vegetable oils).

    * The above summary is given for information only: it is a synthesis of the properties described in recognised aromatherapy books and/or in accordance with ancestral and popular traditions. It is in no way a medical information or a list of indications.

    Psycho-emotional level

    It is somewhat handicapped by its food-like aroma, very marked by phthalides. Its purifying action is however accompanied by neurotonic, soothing and sedative virtues that can be appreciated by diluting it sufficiently and/or by combining it.

    • Keep out of reach of children.
    • In view of the risk of photosensitisation, also ensure low doses in mixtures; for safety reasons, avoid exposing the treated skin to daylight for a few hours after application.
    • Avoid contact with the eyes.
    • Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding, or on young children.
    • Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures; an elbow test is recommended.

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    Wrinkles & fine lines
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