Wild celery

Other Names:

Karafs, Apium Odoratissima


  • Antioxidant
  • Antiinflammatory
  • Sedative
  • Antimicrobial

Wild Celery

Kelussia odoratissima

Wild celery(Kelussia odoratissima) is an endemic and endangered ethnomedicinal plant, indigenous to Iran. It is from the Apiaceae family. Experimental research conducted on "broiler" chickens raised at high altitudes demonstrated that by providing the chickens with supplemental K. odoratissima in their diet, that it helped to improve blood pressure and aid in the prevention of ascites.


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