Angelica Essential Oil
Angelica essential oil has medium viscosity and is extracted from rhizome, seeds & herb itself.
It was originated in Africa & was introduced in Europe, Asia & Soviet Union. it is found in German, Scotland, Holland & Lapland.
The oil is extracted from the roots, rhizome and seeds and extraction method used is steam distillation.
Borneol, Linalool, Bergaptene, Limonene, Phellandrene, Pinene, Sesquiterpenes, Angelic acid, Sitosterol, Phenolic acids, Coumarins and Angelicin.
The therapeutic properties of Angelica essential oil are - antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hepatic, stimulant, stomachic, and a general tonic.
Angelica essential oil can be used to help in the treatment of the following:
- dull congested skin
- accumulation of toxins
- water retention
- nervous tension
- stress related disorders
- Angelica essential oil may over stimulate the nervous system.
- The essential oil extracted from the root can cause photo-toxicity which in turn could cause irritation if the skin is exposed to the sun.
- Safety during pregnancy should be taken.
- It should not be used by diabetics.