Angelica is best known as the green, candied stem used to decorate cakes.
Source: Angelica archangelica is native to Europe and is grown commercially in Belgium, Hungary and Germany.
Extraction: Angelica Root essential oil is extracted by steam distilled from the root of the plant.
Aroma: Angelica Root essential oil has an earthy, peppery and musky scent.
Fragrance note: Top to middle.
Properties: The earthy scent is relaxing and comforting. It is an excellent digestive and has been traditionally used for the relief of nausea, stomach ache and upset stomach. In aromatherapy it is used to support a healthy immune system.
Angelica Root Essential Oil is used in aromatherapy massage to maintain flexible mobile joints, and to help with problem skin conditions, painful periods, stress, and burnout.
Uses: Massage, baths, inhalation, and compress.
Blends well with: Clary Sage, Chamomile, Grapefruit, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Patchouli and Vertivert.
Caution: Angelica root essential oil is photo-toxic, therefore avoid direct sunlight after application to skin as it may cause irritation. Do not use during pregnancy.