Angelica Root


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Angelica Root - Angelica archangelica is an ethically wild-harvested, steam distilled, top note dried root oil from India. Angelica root is in the umbelliferae or apiaceae plant family with sharp, herbaceous and woody aroma with peppery/spicy overtones.

Uses:

  • useful in skincare preparations, particularly with rough, dry skin
  • purifies blood and acts as a lymphatic stimulant with excellent detoxifying and diuretic properties
  • general tonic for the digestive and nervous systems
  • helpful in respiratory blends, decongesting while removing excess mucus
  • antiseptic for the urinary system
  • helps to regulate menstrual flow and decrease pain by easing uterine cramps

Emotional Support - encourages strength, stamina, focus and comfort. It is both grounding and can help facilitate inner visions.

    Blends well with - sweet basil, chamomile, clary sage, lavender, opopanax, patchouli, vetiver, lemon, orange, bergamot, grapefruit, mandarin

    Notes of interest: Cantele states “One 2013 study of college students found that inhaling angelica essential oil not only decreased their level of craving for nicotine, it also extended the period between cravings.”

    Safety data: Photosensitivity risk when using angelica root. Avoid the sun if using on skin. Avoid during pregnancy. Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.

    Resources:
    Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.

    Cantele, L, Purchon N. The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness. Robert Rose, 2014.

    Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.

    Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.

    Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.



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