Botanical Family: Apiacea or Umbelliferae (parsley family)
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from seed/root
Key Constituents: Limonene (60-70%), Alpha Pinene (5-8%), Alpha and Beta Phellandrene (3-6%)
Historical Data: Known as the “holy spirit root” or the “oil of angels” by the Europeans, angelica’s healing powers were so strong that it was believed to be of divine origin. From the time of Paracelsus, it was credited with the ability to protect from the plague. The stems were chewed during the plague of 1660 to prevent infection. When burned, the seeds and roots were thought to purify the air.
Medical Properties: Anticoagulant, relaxant
USES: Throat/lung infections, indigestion, menstrual problems/PMS
Fragrant Influence: Assists in the release of pent-up negative feelings and restores memories to the point of origin before trauma or was experienced.
Application: Internal or as a dietary supplement: Dilute 1 part essential oil with 1 part V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex or other pure vegetable oil, put in a capsule, and take up to three times daily or as needed; (1) apply 1-2 drops on location, (2) apply on chakras and/or Vita Flex points, (3) inhale directly, (4) diffuse up to 30 minutes three time daily or as needed.
Avoid applying to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or UV light within 24 hours