Angelica

Plant/part : Herbs/seeds/roots (source: northern europe, russia, and greenland)

Latin name : Angelica archangelica

Family : Umbelliferae

Note : Base

Extraction : Distillation

Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous and a little musky.

Properties: Antispasmodic, aphrodisiac , carminative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, stomachic, stimulant, tonic.

Chemical constituents: Borneol, linalool) (alcohol), bergaptene (lactone), limonene, phellandrene, pinene (terpenes).

Precautions: Excessive use may over stimulate the nervous system possibly causing insomnia. Could be phototoxic, i.E. Causing irritation when the skin is exposed to the sun. Best avoided in pregnancy and diabetes.

Blends : Basil, chamomile, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon , mandarin.