Angelica archangelica (Garden Angelica)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The root and the leaves of the plant.

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea
  • Fluid extract

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA is a very useful remedy as diuretic, anti-diabetic, stimulant and antiseptic.
In respiratory system acts as expectorant and stimulant.
In women genital system is a very good remedy as emmenagogue.
It is also a very relaxing medicine as anti-depressant, and it is indicated for migraines.
In digestive system is useful as anti-septic and carminative, and it is very good for flatulent colic.
In all aforementioned health conditions can be used in herbal tea many times per day.
Its roots used to stimulate digestive processes and salivate.

Combinations & Contraindications

Angelica is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
It causes an increase of sugar in the urine of diabetics.
If it is taken in large doses, can affect blood pressure, heart rate and respiration.
It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA is known for antiseptic, stimulant, diuretic, antifungal, hepatoprotective, anti-ulcerogenic and neurotoxic action.

Dissemination & Use