Latin name: Angelica archangelica L., Archangelica officinalis Hoffm
Other names: Angélica, Angelica acutiloba, Angelica archangelica, Angelica atropurpurea, Angelica curtisi, Angelica Dahurica, Angelicae Dahuricae Radix
Latin name – angelica herb, dating from the Middle Ages. The herb was attributed to forces defending against poison and plagues. It was believed that angelica protect against infectious diseases, banished the devil’s power, added energy and affect life expectancy. Angelica has a very rich composition which makes the plant is much appreciated in natural medicine. Contains essential oil, valeric acid, flavonoids, tannins, coumarins, bitter and mineral salts. Action: stimulates the secretion of bile, relaxant, antiseptic and calming. Angelica root is used in muscle spasms of the gastrointestinal tract, digestive disorders, flatulence and lack of appetite, and as a mild sedative. With relaxant properties is also used to painful menstruations. Angelica also increases the excretion of urine, which helps the body to excrete waste products.
- Premenstrual tension
- Purification of the body
- The liver