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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

an·gel·i·ca

(an-jel'i-kă)
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]
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"Although separated for over 200 years, these four precious painted reliquaries showcase Fra Angelico's peerless creativity and unparalleled technical accomplishments," says Nathaniel Silver, the Gardner Museum's associate curator of the collection.
He said the plan of new boss Massimo Angelico was to invest and develop the mill and create new jobs.
De acuerdo con este planteamiento, el teatro de Halma Angelico, de caracter intimista, ofrece un valioso testimonio sobre el modo como el cambio en el sistema tradicional de roles de genero afecto a las mujeres de preguerra.
La visita a las ciudades iba acompanado por la idea de San Marcos, el camposanto de Pisa, los Uffizzi, donde se encontraban no solo las obras sino el espiritu de Giotto, Mantegna, Fra Angelico, Botticelli ...
Fra Angelico's 'Annunciation of Cortona" offers a telling commentary on today's Gospel about Gabriel's mission to Mary of Nazareth.
Angelico based Ak y la humanidad on the futuristic short story of Russian revolutionary Jefim Sosulia, one of the most acclaimed short story writers of early twentieth-century Russia.
Angelico said Wild Well personnel approached the well earlier Tuesday night, before the fire, but they determined it was unsafe to get closer when they were about 200 feet away from it.
GB Standard Life Senior Men's Final 12: Achara, Kieron - Scotland & Angelico Biella, ITA; Adegboye, Ogo -England & St Bonaventure University, USA; Bailey, Devan - England & Central Connecticut University, USA; Boateng, Eric - England, Arizona State University, USA; Boyd, Flinder -England & Ourense Balonceto, ESP; Bryan-Amaning, Matthew - England & University of Washington, USA; Clark, Dan - England & Estudiantes, ESP; Deng, Luol - England & Chicago Bulls, USA; Mensah-Bonsu, Pops -England & CSKA Moscow, RUS; Reinking, Nate - England & Mons Hainaut, BEL; Robinson, Justin - England & Rider University, USA; Sullivan, Andrew - England & Newcastle Eagles, ENG
In the early part of his career he was a pupil and assistant of Fra Angelico. Together with Fra Angelico in 1447, he was commissioned by Pope Eugene IV to carry out the fresco decoration of a chapel in the Vatican.
V.'s focus on Savonarola's preaching, Biel's theology, and the art of Fra Angelico and Michelangelo works well for highlighting how the cross was imagined and understood in the Renaissance.
The Scottish forward is currently playing for Angelico Biella near Milan.
The latest addition to the superbly produced University of New Mexico Press' 'Paso Por Aqui: Series on the Nuevomexicano Literary Heritage', "The Life and Writing of Fray Angelico Chavez: A New Mexico Renaissance Man" is an informed and informative literary biography by Ellen McCracken (Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara).