Angelica Root (Angelica archangelica/umbelliferae) Essential Oil

Angelica Root (Angelica archangelica/umbelliferae) Essential Oil

Quick Facts
Note: Seed oil is different from root oil
Color: Pale yellow that becomes more yellowish brown with age
Viscosity: Thin to medium
Method of Extraction: Steam, CO2, Absolute
Plant parts: Roots
Countries: India, Europe
Scent: Pepper, herbal, woody, musky, earthy, balsamic
Odor Intensity: Moderate-High
Blending Note: Base
Fragrance family:
Blends well with: Citrus oils, patchouli, oakmoss, clary sage, opopanax, cedarwood, juniper berry, vetiver, bergamot
Chemical notes: Ketone

Summary of Benefits and Cautions

physical uses and benefits
Properties: anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, stimulant, stomachic, bactericidal, depurative, antispasmodic
Physical Uses: Regulate blood pressure, gas, water retention, regulate menstruation, stimulate appetite, stomach cramps, accumulation of toxins, digestive problems—especially nervous related
emotional uses and benefits
Emotional Uses: Stress, anxiety
skin and hair
Skin & Hair Care: Dull skin, psoriasis
safety
Safety: Root is oil is generally considered safe however it may be phototoxic—avoid sunlight and tanning beds after use. Do not use if you have diabetes, or are pregnant. Do not use around small children. Use in low dilutions.
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