Saturday, December 31, 2011

Angelica Root Essential Oil

Information from Mountain Rose Herbs

Angelica Root Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica
 
Common Method Of Extraction:
Steam distillation    
              
Parts Used:
Root

Note Classification:
Top to middle   
               
Aroma:
Sharp, green, herbaceous, with peppery overtones

Largest Producing Countries:
Hungary, Canada, and Siberia


Traditional Use: In Chinese medicine Angelica is known for promoting fertility. It has been used for centuries in Europe for treating respiratory and digestive problems.


Properties: Antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic


Benefits: Accumulation of toxins, ammenorhea, anemia, arthritis, bronchitis, colds, coughs, dull and congested skin, fatigue, flatulence, gout, indigestion, irritated skin conditions, migraine, muscle aches and pains, nervous tension, psoriasis, rheumatism, stress related disorders, water retention. Apply topically in a massage oil to help with relief of muscle aches and pains ot water retention.


Blends Well With: Citrus oils, clary sage, oakmoss, opopanax, patchouli, vetiver


Of Interest: Take caution using angelica oil before outdoor activities as it may attract insects.


Safety Data: Avoid by diabetics and while pregnant. Phototoxic.

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Free of Pesticide and Chemical Residues When Not Certified Organic


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From First Distillations


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Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier. I am an affiliate with Mountain Rose Herbs.