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an herb that belongs to the parsley family and is grown in Iceland and several other northern areas.
uses Angelica is possibly safe and effective when prepared as a tea for the treatment of heartburn, colic, poor blood flow to the extremities, bronchitis, poor appetite, psoriasis, and vitiligo. It is also used as an antiseptic.
contraindications It contains furocoumarin derivatives, which make it unsafe for oral use or in extracts. Angelica should not be used during pregnancy and lactation or in children; it should be used only with caution in people with diabetes or bleeding disorders.
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


An Asian herb (A. sinensis) that is used in many forms (dried root preparations, oils, tinctures) against various complaints; adverse reactions have been widely reported.
Synonym(s): dong quai.
[L., angelic]


n Latin names:
Angelica sinensis, Angelica acutiloba, Angelica archangelica, Angelica atropurpurea, Angelica dahurica, Angelica edulis, Angelica gigas, Angelica keiskei, Angelica koreana, Angelica polymorpha, Angelica pubescens, Angelica radix; parts used: entire plant, fruit, roots, seeds; uses: antiseptic, expectorant, diuretic, antispasmodic, cholagogue, circulation aid, stomach cancer, bronchitis, epidermal maladies, headaches, back pain, asthma, allergies, osteoporosis; precautions: pregnancy; patients with diabetes, ulcers, liver disease, or bleeding disorders; can cause hypotension, anorexia, gas, dyspepsia, photo-sensitivity, photodermatitis, photo-toxicity. See also dong quai.
angelica, Chinese (chīˑ·nës an·jeˑ·li·k),
n Latin name:
Angelica sinensis; part used: oils taken out of roots; uses: relaxes blood vessels, heart rate regulation, malaria, changes urine process, gynecological con-ditions, circulation problems; precautions: bleeding, sensitivity to light, interaction with anticlotting drugs. Also called
dong quai.
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He said the plan of new boss Massimo Angelico was to invest and develop the mill and create new jobs.
Blessed Fra Angelico preached with paint that Mary was available; she allowed her life to be turned inside out in response to God.
Tuesday's blowout occurred near an unmanned offshore gas platform that was not currently producing natural gas, said Angelico.
As well as paying his wages, Angelico Biella put him up in a stylish two-bedroom apartment and give him a car.
In the first predella panel of the Perugia Triptych Angelico sets three scenes from the early life of the saint in a perspectivally-constructed cityscape.
Laurence Kanter of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Fra Angelico expert said it was "very exciting".
Eileen Angelico, spokeswoman for the Interior Department, says there is no particular timetable for those determinations to be made.
The drink was believed to have been first produced 300 years ago by Fra Angelico, a hermit monk in the Piedmont Hills in northern Italy, which is a region famed for its wild hazelnuts.
I hadn't booked so we ditched that idea and instead headed for San Marco, the church and monastic cells that were the canvas for a monk called Fra Angelico.
To the painter Fra Angelico, said a French historian, was reserved "the glory of fixing, in a series of imperishable visions, the religious ideal of the middle ages--just at the moment it was about to disappear forever.
Executed by the brilliant Russian copyist, and later restorer, Lockoff, these decorations paraphrase and mimic the one primitive (Roman Catholic) artist with whom the presumably low-church MacKenzie would have felt comfortable: Fra Angelico.