Latin Name: Apium graveolens
Plant Family: Apiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the seeds
Celery Seed Essential Oil is a pale yellow or orange liquid with a spicy-warm, sweet, long-lasting odour.
A familiar biennial plant, 30-60 cm high, with grooved, fleshy, erect stalk, shiny pinnate leaves and umbels of white flowers. Native to Southern Europe and cultivated widely as a domestic vegetable. The oil is principally produced in India, Holland, China, Hungary and the USA. There are many different cultivated varieties such as celeriac root and the salad vegetable. It is widely used as a domestic spice and for bladder, kidney and digestive complaints.