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  Apium graveolens L.
 
Scientific Name  Apium graveolens L.
Family Name  Apiaceae
Common Name  Celery, Apio
Photo link  http://www.kulmbach.net/~MGF-Gymnasium/bilderdaten/gemuese/Seiten/Satnagensellerie%20celery%202_jpeg.htm
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  Seeds have been used for antiinflammatory, antispasmotic, sedative, and diuretic effects (NMCD; http://www.naturaldatabase.com/monograph.asp?mono_id=882&brand_id=,accessed 4/11/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Licuados
Phytochemistry  Phthalide constituents (d-limonene, selinene, and related phthalides) (NMCD Accessed 4/11/04).
Potential Adverse  Effects  May cause photosensitivity, contact dermatitis, allergic reactions, kidney inflammation, and possibly uterine contractions (NMCD Accessed 4/11/04).
Potential Medication  Interactions  Theoretically could have interactions with anticoagulants, sedatives and thyroid replacement medications (NMCD Accessed 4/11/04).
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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