Pure Celery Seed Essential Oil (Apium graveolens) Celery Seed Essential Oil is an antioxidant and has antispasmodic properties. Historically used for easing and soothing physical discomforts. Researchers have been studying Celery Seed Oil because of the compound 3-n-butyl or 3nB. This compound has shown to reduce and cholesterol. The compound helps to restore balance in many of the body processes. Celery Seed Oil 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 blood 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 Oil 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 Oil 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 Oil 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. 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.