Angelica Root - ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA
(Cut & Sifted) (Organically Grown) Available in 1 OZ.
Description: Angelica is a biennial herb, belonging to the Umbelliferae family. It is a plant with a taproot, divided leaves, umbels of green-white flowers, and it possesses the same characteristic hollow, fluted stems as fennel and parsley. Angelica root contains, amoung other things, a volitile aromatic oil and the root is used in perfumery and to flavor liqueurs. Angelica is high in vitamin C and potassium.
Other Names: Archangel, Archangelica officinalis, Garden Angel, Garden Angelica, Masterwort, Wild Parsnip
Part Used: Root
Culinary Uses: Angelica root has a strong, sweet flavor and can be added to cookies, cakes, and breads. To make a tea, steep 1 teaspoon of dried Angelica Root in 1 cup of boiling water for 3 - 5 minutes.
Medicinal Uses: Angelica is said to relieve stress and anxiety, as well as reduce nausea and weakness during recovery from illness. It has also been used to break up congestion in the lungs, relieve arthritis pain, and menstrual pain. Externally, a decoction made from the root is considered helpful for itching, wounds, and scabies.
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