Distilled from the roots of the plant, Angelica helps maintain the immune system. Also used for everyday stresses it can also maintain clear, healthy skin.
Garden angelica, European angelica
Distillation of the seeds
Native to Europe and Siberia (Belgium)
A large hairy plant with ferny leaves and umbels of white flowers. It has a strong aromatic scent and a large root/rhizome
Pale yellow oil with a rich earthy, aniseed aroma.
Used to strengthen the heart and stimulate the circulation and the immune system. Also used to increase the appetite and promote fertility.
Useful for respiratory problems such as coughs and asthma and is also soothing muscle aches and painful joints. One of the most useful oil to use during convalescence to restore strength and stamina. Can aid weakness and fatigue and support the immune system. Has excellent detoxifying and diuretic properties and is good for lymphatic draining massage.
Blends well with
Patchouli, clary, vetiver and lemon
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