Angelica Root


Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica
Family: Apiaceae
Country: Hungary
Parts Used: Root/Steam distillation
Biochemical Class: Monoterpene
Fragrance: Musky, woody, spicy, peppery, strong
Perfume Note: Base
Characteristics: Warming, stimulating
Properties: Antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic
Indications/Uses
Cardio-Vascular: Poor circulation
Digestive: Poor appetite, flatulence, indigestion, nausea, bloating, chronic gastritis, chronic enteritis, tonic to liver/spleen
Endocrine: Swollen glands
Genito-Urinary: Edema, gout, cystitis; balances menstruation/uric acid
Immune: Cold, fever, flu, infections, stimulates lymphatic system
Integumentary: Congested skin, fungal, infections, psoriasis
Muscular-Skeletal: Arthritis, sciatica, rheumatism, balances uric acid
Nervous: Fatigue, exhaustion, anxiety, stress, migraines
Respiratory: Chronic bronchitis, coughs, sinus infection, smoker?s cough, restores sense of smell
Emotional: Promotes feeling of balance, grounding
Chakra: Crown, #7
Usage Notes
Method of Use: Inhalation, massage (max. 1%), bath, compress
Cautions: Phototoxic-avoid sun/tanning beds for at least 12 hours after use on skin, can irritate sensitive skin

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