Angelica Archangelica | definition of Angelica Archangelica by Medical dictionary
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A plant that is antimicrobial, antispasmodic, diuretic, and expectorant, and has been used for asthma, bronchitis, colds, GI complaints, and urinary tract infections
Fringe Angelica essence is believed to provide protection and guidance from spiritual beings at the time of birth and death
Herbal A perennial herb that contains volatile oils—e.g., caryophyllene, linalool, limonene, phellandrene, pinene, and others—as well as coumarins—e.g., bergapten, umbelliferone, xanthotoxol
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The Kalaallisut name for Angelica archangelica
is kuanneq, which is reconstructed by Fortescue et al.
The full name of the herb is Angelica Archangelica
because it was thought to have heavenly powers against diseases.
Coumarins from Angelica archangelica
linn and their effects on anxiety-like behavior.