Essential Oil Profile: Angelica

Angelica Latin Name: Angelica archangelica Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) Plant Part: Root Method: Distillation Typical Country: Hungary Note/Element: Note:Base. Element: Earth. Functional Groups: Terpene, Ester, Coumarin Type: Balancing, grounding. Ayurvedic Dosha: Vata Scent: Herbaceous,heavenly, spicy & earthy. For Skin type: None Caution: Not during pregnancy. Phototoxic. May cause sensitization. Dilute! Physical Uses: Highly regarded in Chinese medicine. Menstrual cramps. colds, flu, cough. Detoxification bath.        Indigestion, nausea, insomnia, PMS, menopause, muscle and joint pain. Mental/Emotional Uses: Anxiety, stress, exhaustion, addiction. Blends Well With: Spice, flower, fruit and root. Possible Substitutes: Angelica seed. Difficult to substitute: Rose is a possibility for menstrual issues.
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