Angelica Root Essential Oil

Essential Oil Name

Angelica Root

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelica_archangelica

Botanical Name

Angelica Archangelica

Plant

Herb, Seed, roots

Plant Family

Umbelliferae

Note

Base

Associated Planet

Sun

Extraction Method

Distillation

Chemical Constituents

Alcohol, Borneol, Lactone, Limonene, Phellandrene, Terpenes

Aroma

Sweet, herby, slightly musky

Properties

Antispasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Carminative, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hepatic, Stimulant, Stomachic, Sudorific, Tonic

Contra-Indications / Precautions

There is a possibility this oil could cause the following:

·       Overstimulation of the nervous system

·       Photoxicity

·       Insomnia

Best avoid if pregnant or diabetic

Benefits Body Systems

Digestive system – Appetite stimulant, colic, dyspepsia, flatulence, Indigestion, Liver tonic, Spleen tonic, stomach ulcers,

Lymphatic system – Invigorates, cleansing, drains fluids & poisons,

Nervous system – Headaches, Migraine, Sciatica, Toothache

Reproductive system – Afterbirth expulsion, Infertility, Menstruation regulation, Oestrogen production, Painful periods

Respiratory system – Asthma (nervous), breath (shortness of), bronchitis, Colds, Cough (smokers), Expectorant, Fevers, Lung (tonic), Pleurisy, Sense of smell (restore),

Skeletal – Arthritis, Gout, Rheumatism

The skin – Anti-Inflammatory, Fungal growths, Increases elimination of toxins via sweating,

Urinary system – Antiseptic, Cystitis, Uric acid control

Other healing properties

Tonic

Psychological / Emotional benefits

Relieves exhaustion & stress

Balancing

Revitalises a tired mind

Revitalises a flagging heart

Incentives to face difficult problems

Written by

Karen Ashton