Angelica Root is a traditional birthing herb used to bring on a delayed labour and to help expel the placenta following childbirth. It’s closey related to Dong Quai, one of the most respected female tonics in traditional Chinese medicine.
It is known to relieve painful, cramping menstruation and brings on aids in bringing on delayed menstruation or also can be used to cause an abortion. Is especially good when bloating or cramps are present. It has a long history of use in colds, congestion and fevers. Helps ease chest congestion because it is warming and stimulating to the lungs. Angelica contains compounds that act like calcium channel blockers, which are often prescribed for high blood pressure and heart health.
Angelica acts as a bitter digestive aid, aids in calming a nervous stomach and tension-related digestive disorders. The fruit, leaf, and root stimulate digestion, help dispel gas, and calm a nervous stomach, heartburn, intestinal gas (flatulence), loss of appetite (anorexia), arthritis, circulation problems, “runny nose” (respiratory catarrh), nervousness, plague, and trouble sleeping (insomnia). As well as increasing urine production, improving sex drive, stimulating the secretion of phlegm and killing germs.
Some people apply angelica directly to the skin for nerve pain (neuralgia), joint pain (rheumatism), and skin disorders.
WARNING: May cause skin to be sensitive to the sun. It is recommended to consult a healthcare professional before usage.