Essential Oil Characteristics
The Angelica Root oil has a pale yellow or somewhat colorless complexion but turns into a darker yellow-brownish oil with age. The oil has a rich herbaceous-earthy scent. The seed oil has a fresher, spicy top note scent and is colourless.
The Angelica Root oil blends well with opopanaz, clary sage, costus, patchouli, oakmoss, vetiver, and with citrus oils.
Angelica Root essential oil has a thin consistency.
The root and seed oil contains pinene, phellandrene, limonene, borneol and linalol. The oil is also rich in coumarins including angelicin, bergapten, osthol and imperatorin. The Angelica Root also contains plant acids.
The scent of the Angelica Root oil consists of a sharp, biting odor of green stems with overtones of pepper.
Perfumery Note: Base
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium to Strong
Botanical Name and Family
Botanical Name: Angelica Archangelica
Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Synonyms: A. Officianalis, European
Angelica, Garden Angelica
Serving Size: 1 Drop
Servings Per Container: 83
Amount Per Serving: % DV
*Daily Value (DV) not established
Angelica Root: 60 mg
Angelica Root oil is Non-Irritant and Non-Toxic.
The oil is Phototoxic due to higher levels of bergapten. Do not apply the following oil in either neat or dilution onto the skin, if the area will be exposed to direct sunlight. Direct exposure to sunlight may cause skin pigmentation.
The oil should NOT be used during pregnancy or by diabetics.
Aromatherapy Home Use:
- Skin Care: irritated conditions, dull and congested skin, psoriasis
- Circulation, Muscles and Joints: accumulation of toxins, arthritis, rheumatism, water retention, gout
- Respiratory System: coughs, bronchitis
- Digestive System: anemia, anorexia, flatulence, indigestion
- Nervous System: fatigue, migraine, stress-related and nervous tension conditions
- Immune System: colds
The Angelica Root essential oil has been valued as fragrance component in perfumes especially colognes, oriental fragrances, soaps, and lotions. Angelica has been employed in cosmetics for its soothing effects for skin irritation. The Angelica plant has also been used extensively as a flavoring agent in most food categories and in soft drink and alcoholic beverages.
The Angelica essential oil has been used as an antispasmodic, depurative, carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic, digestive, expectorant, emmenagogue, febrifuge, nervine, stomachic, stimulant and tonic. The oil is also reported to have fungicidal and bactericidal properties.
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