Angelica Root Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Angelica archangelica, Angelica sinensis

wild celery, Holy Ghost root

Source Location

Plant part used

Europe 

Dried root

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distillation

Pale yellow

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium strong

Fragrance

Fresh, peppery, woody, herbaceous

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Supports digestive and women's health (helps regulate menstruation), stimulates estrogen production, painful periods, as well as infertility; adrenal support; immune (malaria, cholera, toxins, white blood cell stimulant), lymphatic, and circulatory system. Anorexia by stimulating appetite, bloating, nausea, flatulence and liver tonic. Insomnia, stress, fatigue, migraine and alcoholism. Helps dry, flaky skin, dandruff, rashes, dull skin, and skin lice, as well as cracking skin. Arthritis, and respiratory system support,  bronchitis, asthma, pleurisy and other lung issues

Blends Well With

Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cistus, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Hyssop, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Thyme, Vetiver

Constituents

a-pinned, camphene, B-pinene, sabinene, d-3-carene, a-phellandrene, myrcene, limonene, B-phellandrene, cis-ocimene, trans-ocimene, p-cymene, terpinolene, copaene, bornyl acetate, terpinen-4-ol, cryptone, B-bisabolene, humulene monoxide, tridecanolide, pentadecanolide.

Properties

antispasmodic, anticoagulant, bactericidal, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, hepatic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic and tonic

Safety

Phototoxic. Avoid during pregnancy and if have diabetes. Overuse may cause insomnia