What is Celery ?
Well, Celery is that bitter green stick we sometimes dip in ranch or cut up in soup, not everyone likes it … I sure don’t, unless its in my soup and I can’t taste it.
But did you know that celery is FILLED with great health benefits. These little bitter sticks can »
° Lowers Inflammation because its loaded with polysaccharides and antioxidants.
° Reduces High Blood Pressure because of 3-n-butylphthalide (BuPh), a unique compound present in celery.
° Cleanse your Liver, it is high in vitamin C, B, and A and iron. Containing diuretic properties, celery can remove toxins, wastes, and contaminants from your body.
° Fight infections because it has antibacterial properties to it. The use of celery extract fights bacterial infections, improves the immune system and inhibits bacterial growth.
° Prevent signs of aging, Being rich in vitamins A and C (53), celery protects the skin from damage from free radicals.
and SOO much more
How does drinking celery water help with acne ?
Given the numerous vitamins and minerals celery contains, the vegetable is also dubbed as the ‘acne killer’. Bonus, it not just fights acne, but even the scars that could otherwise be left behind.
Celery even helps cleanse the skin and removes dirt, thereby keeping your skin clean and less prone to acne outbursts.
Celery also helps those who suffer from oily skin because not only does it offer hydration, to the skin but also clears off the excess oils, so its perfect for people who find themselves carrying those blotting papers around everywhere.
Don’t pass this over if you’re like me and not a fan of celery, it truly doesn’t taste as strong and can actually be refreshing.
How to make The magic celery water
Go buy a head of organic celery.
Wash and cut up the celery sticks.
Place in blender with 1/2 cup water
Once blended, You’ll want to strain it to get rid of the pulp. I used my tea strainer but there is a few way you can do it.
You can stick it in the fridge once you’ve completed the steps above and left with a beautiful green water, or you can add ice because it tastes better cold.
Now before you run to the store, make sure you are not allergic to celery because it can be a common allergen.
Give your stomach a few days to adjust.
This is a powerful detox super veggie, you may feel a little crampy ( especially is you don’t eat a lot of veggies ) but it should pass. Stop drinking it if your constantly crampy.
I’ve done my own research on the drink, i’ve also started to drink it myself but it’s always beneficial to do your own research with anything you read online.
If you start drinking the celery water, take some before and after pictures. Many people start to notice a difference as soon as one month because as you may know, your cells fully turn over every 28 days.
ALSO, let me know how you find it ❤︎