Angelica Essential Oil
About the plant
|Common Names||Garden angelica, Wild celery, Norwegian angelica|
|Latin Name||Angelica archangelica|
|Plant Detail||During its first year it grows only leaves, but during its second year its fluted stem can reach a height of 80 cm to 2.5 m. The former name of this family, Umbelliferae, refers to the greeny-white flowers grouped into large and globular umbels. Angelica grows only in damp soil, preferably near rivers or deposits of water.|
|Native Region||North Europe / North America|
About the Angelica Essential Oil
|Inci Name||ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT OIL|
|Essential Oil Name||Angelica essential oil|
|Scent||Green, herbraceous, peppery|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
|Production||Between 4 and 8 ML of angelica essential oil with 1 KG of plant*|
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Our expert Docteur Françoise Couic Marinier tells you all about essential oils.
Angelica Essential Oil is a sweet, herbal smelling oil with a spicy undertone. Having been used for centuries thanks to its numerous health benefits, Angelica Oil is extremely popular in aromatherapy.
Here’s all you need to know about this powerful remedy for your mind, body and skin.
What is Angelica Essential Oil used for?
- Soothe: Angelica Essential Oil has highly soothing properties. When applied topically, it works to calm the epidermis and heal problems such as eczema and breakouts.
- Revitalise: Dull, lacklustre skin can leave you feeling less than yourself, but Angelica Oil can be the perfect remedy to reignite your radiance. With its chemical properties that work to restore the microbial balance, skin will be left renewed and revitalised.
Where does Angelica Essential Oil come from?
Originating from Africa and now native to northern and eastern Europe as well as parts of Asia, the Angelica plant is a large, water-loving herb with small, white-green flowers.
Angelica Essential Oil is extracted from the roots, rhizome and seeds through a process of steam distillation.
History of Angelica Essential Oil
For this reason, the beautifully delicate plant is often planted in monasteries and churches, referred to as ‘Angel Grass’, or the ‘Holy Spirit Root’.
Facts about Angelica Essential Oil
- The female Ginseng: In China, Angelica Essential Oil is renowned for its ability to provide natural relief relating to women’s bodily processes, including menstruation and menopause.
- The secret ingredient: The French used Angelica in the production of various liquors, including the famous Chartreuse.
- Ancient protection: Centuries ago, Angelica Oil was believed to ward off evil spirits and the perils and threat of witchcraft.
Adopt Angelica Essential Oil in your daily rituals and rejuvenate your mind, body and skin.