Angelica Essential Oil

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Organic Angelica Essential Oil 100% PureBotanical Name: Angelica archangelica
Plant Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Country of Origin: France
Plant Part: Roots
Growth Method: Organic, Wild Harvest
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Color: Pale Yellow to Yellowy-brown
Consistency: Medium
Strength of Aroma: Strong

Angelica is a vigorous plant of the Apiaceae family, rapidly growing to six feet or more in height and crowned during the flowering season with great umbels of greeny-white flowers. The whole plant is strongly aromatic and the flowers have a honey-like scent. It is native to Northern Europe, but cultivated throughout the continent. Angelica essential oil is distilled from the roots or seeds and is virtually colorless when fresh, gradually darkening to a yellowish-brown. It has a very rich, pleasant aroma and is used commercially in many liqueurs and aperitifs including Chartreuse and Benedictine.

The essential oil of Angelica roots are used for healing in lots of countries around the world due to its antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic and tonic properties. In traditional Lithuanian medicine, decoctions or the extracts of roots of Angelica are used for healing various diseases such as bronchitis, laryngitis, gastritis, nervous exhaustion, as well as remedies in conditions of the locomotor systems. The preparations could be used both for external and internal treatments.

Today, the medicinal use of Angelica essential oil mainly focuses on the treatment of digestive and bronchial problems. A simple infusion of the leaves is reported to aid digestion effectively. It can be used for lack of appetite and dyspeptic complaints such as mild stomach cramps and flatulence. Many related species, including Angelica sinensis, are traditionally used in Chinese medicine and the latter occurs in about 70% of all traditional Chinese medicine prescriptions to treat dysmenorrhea.

Angelica has spicy, pepper, terpentine-like, herbal top notes and earthy, sweet, anisic undertones. The root oil has a stronger spicy aroma and is more rooty.

Angelica essential oil enhances relaxation, sleep patterns, emotional balance and even a sense of humor. It is famous for balancing and fortifying as well as reliving depression.

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Angelica oil is generally regarded as non-toxic and non-irritating; however, it must be used carefully as it can overstimulate the nervous system, and the root oil is photosensitive due to higher levels of bergapten.

Do not take essential oils internally or use without the guidance of a qualified practitioner. The information provided here is for general use only and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment. Pregnant women should always consult their physician prior to using.

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