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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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