Angelica Essential Oil: Properties, Uses, Composition and Safety

Oil Name: Angelica Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Angelica Archangelica

Oil Overview

Angelica essential oil has medium viscosity and is extracted from rhizome, seeds & herb itself.

Oil Sources

It was originated in Africa & was introduced in Europe, Asia & Soviet Union. it is found in German, Scotland, Holland & Lapland. The oil is extracted from the roots, rhizome and seeds and extraction method used is steam distillation.

Essential or Carrier Oil?

Essential Oil

Chemical Content

Borneol, Linalool, Bergaptene, Limonene, Phellandrene, Pinene, Sesquiterpenes, Angelic acid, Sitosterol, Phenolic acids, Coumarins and Angelicin.

Aroma

Earthy

Therapeutic Properties:

Anti-spasmodic, Aphrodisiac, Carminative, emmenagogue, Expectorant, Hepatic, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic

Possible Uses

Accumulation of Toxins, Anaemia, Anorexia, Arthritis, Bronchitis, Coughs, Dull Congested Skin, Fatigue, Flatulence, Gout, Indigestion, Irritation, Migraine, Nervous Tension, Psoriasis, Rheumatism, Stress, Tension, Water Retention

Warnings

May Overstimulate Nervous System, Photosensitivity: Avoid Sun, pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers, Not Suitable for Diabetics

Detail of Warnings

Angelica essential oil may over stimulate the nervous system.
The essential oil extracted from the root can cause photo-toxicity which in turn could cause irritation if the skin is exposed to the sun.
Minimal use during pregnancy.
It should not be used by diabetics.

Compatible Combination Oils

Basil, Chamomile, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Patchouli

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