Celery ( Apium graveolens var. dulce (Mill.) Pers.) Oils

  title={Celery ( Apium graveolens var. dulce (Mill.) Pers.) Oils},
  author={Adam Kokotkiewicz and Maria Luczkiewicz},
Abstract The use of celery ( Apium graveolens , Apiaceae family) as a vegetable dates back to sixteenth century Italy when the first cultivated varieties appeared. At present, it is cultivated worldwide as a spice and food crop. Celery owes its distinctive aroma to the presence of essential oil, of which the most characteristic compounds are phthalides including 3- n -butylphthalide and sedanolide. Celery volatile oil is obtained mostly from specialized seed crops and used as a flavoring agent… CONTINUE READING

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