Wild Celery

The Scientific name of Wild Celery: Angelica archangelica

Family: Sapindaceae

Names of Wild Celery in different languages:-

English: Wild Angelica

Sanskrit: Choraka

Hindi: Chora

Malayalam: Njara-ഞറ

Plant description:

Wild Angelica is a tall biennial, some time perennial herbs in the family of Apiaceae, mostly found in India western Ghat area, grow to 1 to 3 m tall, the leaves are large, bipinnate, the flowers are large, compound umbels of white or greenish-white in colour. Stem is slender and hollow like Daliya Plant,

Medicinal uses:

relive the body pain, lowers blood pressure, gastric problems like indigestion, flatulence and dyspepsia, relieve joints pain, muscle aches, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Useful plant parts:

Root, Seed

Chemical contents:

β-terebangelene, apterin, coumarins, Essential oils, terpenes, glycosides.

Medicinal properties:

diuretic, diaphoretic and, antitoxic, stimulant, stomachic, nervine, hepatic, tonic and expectorant

How to prepare medicines:

Indigestion:- One teaspoon of Well ground seeds can be consumed with honey.

It is one of the ingredients in the Ayurveda medicines like:-


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