Family : Apiaceae
Habitat : Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as parts of Asia
Odour/Taste : Celery/Spicy Musky Note
Part of plant used : Roots, Rhizome and seeds
Method of extraction : Steam Distillation
Dosha effect of oil : Kapha
Therapeutic indication : The therapeutic properties of angelica oil are antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, hepatic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.
Mind / Emotions : Energy Balance, Protection against Negative Energy.
Contra indication/Safety : The essential oil extracted from the root can cause photo-toxicity, which in turn could cause irritation should the skin be exposed to the sun. Do not use during pregnancy and diabetics.