Pacific Northwest Grown. Angelica Root (Angelica archangelica) Cut and Sifted, Certified Organic
Common names: Garden Angelica, Norwegian Angelica, Wild Celery, Masterwort, Wild Parsnip, Herb of Angels, Archange, Masterwort, Angel Food, Great Angelica, Norwegian Angelica, Angel’s Herb, Root of the Holy Spirit
Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Commonly known as Angelica, this herb has been used traditionally as a carminative or to help alleviate flatulence, and as a smooth muscle relaxer. This plant is a relative to carrots and celery. It is also used as a diaphoretic, or to help bring on sweating to break a fever. This plant has a high content of aromatic essential oils. Angelica is a cousin to the Chinese form of angelica, known as Dong Quai. Angelica has a strong antimicrobial effect and the essential oil has been tested against Clostridium difficile, Clostridium perfringens, Enterococcus faecalis, Eubacterium limosum, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, and Candida albicans. Grown in Oregon, USA.
This plant is contraindicated in pregnancy.
Fraternale D, Flamini G, Ricci D. (2014). Essential oil composition and antimicrobial activity of Angelica archangelica L. (Apiaceae) roots. J Med Food. Sep;17(9):1043-7.
Kew Species Profiles: Angelica archangelica
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. As with any herbal medicines you should contact your doctor to ensure Angelica Root is right for you.