|Latin Name:||Angelica archangelica|
|Country of Origin:||France|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
Angelica is a member of the Apiaceae family and is related to anise, carrot, fennel and cumin. Its roots have high levels of terpenes, making this plant strongly therapeutic. When using in topical blends, it is recommended to use angelica essential oil at a maximum of 1%. The uses of this essential oil are abundant and can help promote balance and calmness.
- Recommended Uses
Angelica Root is known to help aid period cramps and hormonal imbalances, anxiety, insomnia, and digestive problems. It may also help balance and ground an anxious mind.
This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner or aromatherapist before beginning therapeutic use.
- Scent Profile
Angelica is a base/middle note. It is peppery, herbal, rich and green.
Blends well with bergamot, clary sage, geranium, ginger, lavender, oakmoss, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, sandalwood, vetiver
- Contraindications / Safety
Angelica root is phototoxic. According to Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young in Essential Oil Safety, the maximum dermal use to avoid phototoxity is 0.8%. If Angelica Root is applied at more than this percentage, avoid skin exposure of sunlight or sunbed for at least 12 hours.