Angelica Root Oil

Angelica root oil....Angelica has been cultivated as a vegetable and medicinal plant since the 10th century. Angelica root oil attracts insects so use caution when using the oil before engaging in outdoor activities.

Botanical Name - Angelica archangelica

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distillation

Parts Used – Root, seed

Note Classification - Top to middle

Aroma - Sharp, green, herbaceous, with peppery overtones

Largest Producing Countries - Europe and Siberia

Traditional Use - In Chinese medicine Angelica is known for promoting fertility. It's been used for centuries in Europe for treating respiratory and digestive problems.

Properties - Antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic.

Benefits - Accumulation of toxins, ammenorhea, anemia, anorexia, arthritis, bronchitis, colds, coughs, dull and congested skin, fatigue, flatulence, gout, indigestion, irritated skin conditions, migraine, nervous tension, psoriasis, rheumatism, stress related disorders, and water retention.

Blends Well With - Citrus oils, clary sage, costus, oakmoss, opopanax, patchouli, and vetiver.

Safety Data - Angelica oil from both the root and seed are relatively non-toxic and non-irritant, however there have been a few cases of skin irritation reported, especially during times of sun exposure, so use with caution. Don’t use this oil during pregnancy or if diabetic.

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