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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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The accompanying exhibition catalogue contains nine essays challenge the prevailing view of Angelico as the tradition-bound painter of pious Madonnas, repositioning him on the cutting edge of Renaissance artistic developments, and revealing the Dominican networks crucial to his success.
He said the plan of new boss Massimo Angelico was to invest and develop the mill and create new jobs.
Halma Angelico es el seudonimo por el que se conoce a la escritora Maria Francisca Ciar Margarit (Palma de Mallorca, 1888-Madrid, 1952) (1), quien, al margen de su labor literaria como autora teatral, adaptadora y narradora, desarrollo una intensa actividad en la Esfera publica.
Sobre todo, Dario admiro a Fra Angelico y a Botticelli: "sobre un fondo de oro, un angel, de Frate Angelico canta toda la primitiva gracia, la ingenua virtud de la concepcion y ejecucion prerrafaelista.
Blessed Fra Angelico preached with paint that Mary was available; she allowed her life to be turned inside out in response to God.
Angelico would have learned about the discourse of eugenics that Charles Darwin's nephew Francis Galton first described in his books Hereditary Genius (1869) and Human Faculty (1883) and in his articles published in Revista Europa in 1874 and 1876 (Cleminson 2000 81).
Tuesday's blowout occurred near an unmanned offshore gas platform that was not currently producing natural gas, said Angelico.
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As well as paying his wages, Angelico Biella put him up in a stylish two-bedroom apartment and give him a car.
And it was just recently decided that the most appropriate venue for them was the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library in Santa Fe.
If the latter were indeed the case, the Oulipo would be in distinguished company, for Bayard contends convincingly in this study that Voltaire plagiarized Conan Doyle; that Maupassant plagiarized Proust; that Racine plagiarized Victor Hugo; and that Fra Angelico cadged his "dripping" technique from Jackson Pollock.
Around 1438 Fra Angelico painted an altarpiece for the chapel of the Guidalotti family in the Observant Dominican church of San Domenico in Perugia (fig.