Angelica Root (Angelica archangelica/umbelliferae) Essential Oil

angelica root oil profile

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

Properties: anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, stimulant, stomachic, bactericidal, depurative, antispasmodic

Physical Uses: Regulate blood pressure, gas, water retention, regulate menstruation, stimulate apetite, stomach cramps, accumulation of toxins, digestive problems—especially nervous related

Emotional Uses: Stress, anxiety

Skin & Hair Care: Dull skin, psoriasis

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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