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Angelica Root Essential Oil

Angelica Root Essential Oil

Essential Oil Name

Angelica Root

Botanical Name

Angelica Archangelica


Herb, Seed, roots

Plant Family




Associated Planet


Extraction Method


Chemical Constituents

Alcohol, Borneol, Lactone, Limonene, Phellandrene, Terpenes


Sweet, herby, slightly musky


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


Psychological / Emotional benefits

Relieves exhaustion & stress


Revitalises a tired mind

Revitalises a flagging heart

Incentives to face difficult problems

Written by

Karen Ashton



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