Angelica Essential Oil
Angelica Essential Oil Latin name: Angelica archangelica
Synonyms: Garden angelica, European angelica
Plant family: Apiaceae
Extraction: Distillation of the seeds
Origin: Native to Europe and Siberia
Plant characteristics: A large hairy plant with ferny leaves and umbels of white flowers. It has a strong aromatic scent and a large root/rhizome
Angelica Essential Oil characteristics: Pale yellow oil with a rich earthy, aniseed aroma.
Traditional use: Used to strengthen the heart and stimulate the circulation and the immune system. Also used to increase the appetite and promote fertility.
Cautions and comments: No known contra-indications. Avoid use during pregnancy or on young babies and children.
Main chemical constituents: Terpenes (50%) alcohols (40%) camphor (20%). Also coumarins.
How to Use
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place.