Angelica Root Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Root
Note Classification: Top to middle
Aroma: Sharp, green, herbaceous, with peppery overtones
Largest Producing Countries: Hungary, Canada, and Siberia
Traditional Use: In Chinese medicine angelica is associated with the reproductive system.
Properties: Antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic
Benefits: Accumulation of toxins, ammenorhea, anemia, arthritis, bronchitis, colds, coughs, dull and congested skin, fatigue, flatulence, gout, indigestion, irritated skin conditions, migraine, muscle aches and pains, nervous tension, psoriasis, rheumatism, stress related disorders, water retention.
Blends Well With: Citrus oils, clary sage, oakmoss, opopanax, patchouli, vetiver
Of Interest: Take caution using angelica oil before outdoor activities as it may attract insects.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant. Phototoxic.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.