Celery leaves can be eaten. Celery leaves are rich in vitamins, trace elements and dietary fiber, which can promote digestion. It can also promote gastrointestinal peristalsis and improve constipation. In addition, celery leaves have a certain auxiliary antihypertensive effect, can also improve neurasthenia and help alleviate insomnia.
Nutritionists have tested 13 nutrients in the stems and leaves of celery and found that 10 of the nutrients in the leaves of celery exceeded the stems. The contents of carotene, vitamin C, vitamin B1, protein and calcium in celery leaves were higher than those in stems. In general, celery leaves have much higher nutritional value than celery stems.
Celery is cold and slippery in nature. People with cold spleen and stomach and prone to stool and diarrhea should not eat more. Celery can lower blood pressure, so people with low blood pressure should use it with caution.
In addition, people allergic to celery should not eat. In fact, celery may also become an allergen. If it is allergic to celery, it may cause skin redness and swelling, recurrent diarrhea, indigestion, headache and other symptoms after eating.