Cut & Sifted 1 Ounce
Note: Angelica sinensis, known as Dong quai is different than Angelica archangelica. Known as Achangel Root in Wiccan Practices
Common Uses: Flavoring for confections and liqueurs, European cousin of Angelica sinensis. Menstrual problems, menopause symptoms, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, circulation. Colds, coughs, colic, fever, expectorant, blood clotting, relief of edema, psoriasis, arthritis, flatulence, indigestion
Also known as: Angel Root, Longwort, Root of the Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, Wild Parsnip, Garden Angelica, Great Angelica, Engelwurzel (German) Holy Plant, Lingwort
Origin: Bulgaria, Poland, Europe
Effects/Properties: Abortifacient, Antispasmodic, Appetizer, Aromatic, Blood, Carminative, Cholagogue, Colds, Cytostatic, Expectorant, Internal, Menstrual, Phototoxic, Spasmolytic, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic
Fruit: Volatile oils, Furanocoumarins, Fatty Oil, Phytosterols
Leaves: Volatile oils, Furanocoumarins
Roots: Volatile oils, Furanocoumarins, Caffeic acid derivatives including chlorogenic acid, Flavonoids
Precautions: Not to be used during pregnancy, or by diabetics, avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight. Safety is currently being debated, considered safe by USDA in small amounts when used for culinary purposes.
Drug Interaction Precautions: Anticoagulants, Heparin, Thrombolytic Agents
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