Although people use celery seed to treat a variety of bodily ailments, no human scientific studies exist to prove that the herb successfully treats any condition as of 2015. Natural health practitioners claim that celery... More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Celery can lower blood pressure in combination with medication, according to HealthCentral. The vegetable contains phthalide, a compound that allows the smooth arterial muscles to relax and facilitate blood flow. Phthali... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Celery contains a phytochemical called phthalide that relaxes the tissues of the artery walls to improve blood flow and lower blood pressure, according to the Cleveland Clinic. In addition, celery stalk is low in salt an... More » Food Food Facts

Marjoram, a tender perennial herb, is slow-growing from seed, so it is best to start with cuttings or plants. Plant them in full sun with well-drained soil about 12 inches apart. More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

Anise oil is a pure essential oil that is extracted directly from the herb anise; anise extract is a small amount of that essential oil mixed with other ingredients to create a flavoring solution for recipes. Anise oil i... More »

Known primarily for its ability to add flavor to many foods, including pasta dishes, oregano oil is also used to treat a number of physical ailments. It is also a popular ingredient in several household applications. The... More »

Crown of thorns extract is an herb from the hawthorn tree some herbalists recommend for heart-related ailments, explains Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D. As of 2015, studies indicate the herb has some benefits, but the medical c... More » Health Medications & Vitamins Vitamins & Supplements