"Celery Seed essential oil is an antioxidant and has antispasmodic properties. Historically used for easing and soothing physical discomforts. Supports healthy liver function and digestive system. Researchers have been studying celery seed because of the compound 3-n-butylphthalide or 3nB. This compound has shown to reduce cholesterol. The compound helps to restore balance in many of the body processes.Celery seed is known to increase the elimination of uric acid and therefore is an excellent aid in the relief of arthritis and rheumatism or with any problem where there is swelling and a high acidic condition, like gout and neuralgia. It helps to release toxins from the stream and thus, has been found to have a rejuvenating effect on the liver. The pain from sciatica seems to be greatly reduced when celery seed essential oil (mixed in a carrier oil) is massaged into the lower back and gluteal region and the nervous tension from the stress of the pain is eased with this calming oil. When pain from sciatica or swelling keeps you awake at night, a bath with celery seed and lavender before bed will help you to have a restful night. Even burned in an aroma lamp at bedtime will help soothe the body and mind, allowing for a peaceful sleep. Celery seed is also helpful in relieving dyspepsia, flatulence and indigestion. Its calming effect on stomach acids reduces bloating and stomach discomfort. Its cleansing effect aids the kidneys in releasing toxins and eliminating excess water retention. It has been known to help in weight reduction as it suppresses the hunger cravings and the anxiety of dieting. Useful for the endocrine system, this oil balances menstrual cycles and alleviates cramping and uterine spasming. Celery seed is a great help whenever there is tension from pain, which means it is wonderful for PMS. Celery seed is used in massage preparations for insomnia, headaches, and mental fatigue, especially when stress and fear of a situation is holding them back from making decisions that would ease their mind. It balances the nerves and sedates the brain. In an oil burner, used in combination with frankincense or sandalwood, this soporific oil helps to create a peaceful environment for relaxation. It allows you to sink into a deep somniferous state. Celery Seed opens and expands the heart chakra and helps the heart and crown chakras align. It releases emotions of anger stemming from hurt, not enough, tired and unworthy. This oil specifically helps to resolve and release fatherhood issues. This includes whether an individual is a father, one has issues with your father or with a fatherly figure; or for women who had to assume the role of a mother and father. The stuck emotions are usually associated with the fact that males are typically taught to assume the role as provider and take on the responsibility and burdens for the family’s needs. Positive emotions that are instilled are tenderness and strength of heart allowing the heart to function correctly and be open. Chakra affected: Root, solar plexus and heart chakra."