Angelica (Angelica archangelica)

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Essential Oil Profile: Angelica Root

Essential Oil Profile: Angelica Root

Common Name: Angelica

Latin Binomial: Angelica archangelica L.

Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Other Common Names: Angel's Herb, Root of the Holy Spirit, Garden Angelica, Archangelica officinalis

Part Used: Root (An oil is also distilled from the seed - see below.)

Production Method: Steam Distillation

Countries of Origin: Angelica archangelica is considered to be native to Europe. although it was possibly Introduced from Syria. It is cultivated in Belgium, Holland, France, German, Hungary, India, the United States and Canada.

Angelica - Plant from the North

Angelica (Angelica archangelica L.), an herbaceous, aromatic herb that can reach a height of 6 feet, has a long history as a food and medicinal plant in northern Europe and Asia, lands to which the species is native. Supposedly revealed to people by the archangel Raphael as a gift with potent, magical powers, this plant has been a popular herb for many years. Historical documents indicate farmers in Norway have been encouraged to grow angelica in gardens since as early as 1164 ( 5). In the 17th century angelica was used to fight the plague in London ( 7).


Presents a picture depicting the plant and herb, Angelica.

Angelica sinensis (Dong quai)

Presents information on dong quai, a perennial herb found in mainland China, Japan and Korea. Therapeutic use; Key components of the herb; Pharmacological actions attributed to dong quai.

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