Angelica Root Organic - Packaged
Latin Name: Angelica archangelica Other Names: Masterwort, Wild Celery
Family: Apiaceae (Parsley Family). Actions: Alternative, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, aromatic, bitter carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, uterine stimulant.
Energetics: Warming, drying, sweet, and pungent
Description: Native to the Middle East, Angelica root is an herb steeped in mysticism. In Medieval times, it was used as a ward against evil and to resists many different poisons and venoms. As a member of the Umbelliferae (Parsley) family, it is an aromatic herb and is often used as a flavoring in liqueurs and teas. Historically this herb has been used for aiding in digestion, alcoholism and nervous skin disorders.*
Precautions: Use with caution if diabetic. Large doses may also affect respiration and blood pressure and has been known to stimulate the nervous system. Avoid if pregnant or experiencing heavy menstrual bleeding and/or fever.
Note: We offer different sizes of this item (.05oz-1lb) at our retail location. Please contact us if you would like a custom amount.
*The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
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