Scientific Name: Angelica archangelica

Other Names: Angelica officinales, Angelica Root, Angelique, Archangelica officinales, European Angelica, Garden Angelica, Holy Ghost Root, Norwegian Angelica, Root of the Holy Ghost, Wild Angelica, Wild Celery

Parts Used: Leaf, Root, Seeds, Stems

Preparation & Dosage:

Herbal Actions: Anti-inflammatory, Antirheumatic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aromatic, Astringent, Carminative, Cholagogue, Diaphoretic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic, Vulnerary, Warming

Uses: Anemia, Anorexia Nervosa, Appetite Stimulant, Asthma, Backache, Bronchitis, Buerger’s Disease, Chest Inflammation, Colic, Common Cold, Coughs, Cystitis, Eczema, Fever, Flatulence, Gout, Gynecological Disorders, Hay Fever, Headache, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Influenza, Intestinal Colic, Itching, Menstrual Discomfort, Muscle Spasms, Osteoporosis, Pestilence, Pleurisy, Poor Circulation, Postmenopausal Symptoms, Rheumatism, Scabies, Sore Throat, Stomach Spasms, Typhoid, Urinary Diseases, Venomous Bites, Wounds

Contraindications: Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. During use, avoid prolonged sunbathing and strong exposure to UV radiation. May interfere with anticoagulant therapy. Do not use if you have diabetes. Do not use if taking blood thinners.

Notes: Seeds and stems are used in confections and liqueurs.