of the plant used:-
roots, stems, seeds.
Diaphoretic, Stimulant, Carminative, Expectorant,
Tonic, Cordial, Antitussive, Aromatic.
Essential oils, bitter principles, coumarin
Avoid angelica if you're pregnant or breast-feeding.
Use this herb cautiously if you have diabetes.
Angelica root, angelique, dong quai,
engelwurzel, garden angelica, and wild angelica.
Angelica is a herb that was popular in medieval
medicine, used in the treatment of ailments
ranging from insomnia to headaches (it was
also thought to give protection against evil
and the plague}. Nowadays it is used primarily
in the relief of stomach problems and coughs
or sore throats.
Angelica can be brewed as a tea, using the
roots, stems and seeds. Alternatively, some
retailers sell a liquid Angelica extract that
can be taken mixed with water.
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