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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1) Family Species Agaricaceae Lycoperdon perlatum Persoon (2) Apiaceae Angelica archangelica
The full name of the herb is Angelica Archangelica
because it was thought to have heavenly powers against diseases.
Perennial Eupatorium purpureum, Joe Pye Weed is of upright stature with purple fluffy, dome-shaped flowers in late summer and Angelica Archangelica
with its huge cow parsley- like green form adds drama.