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Botanical Name of Angelica: Angelica archangelica of the Umbelliferae family
Synonyms: European Angelica, holy spirit root, oil of angels
About Angelica: Angelica is a large fur covered plants which has ferny leaves and white flowers. More than 30 different species of Angelica plant are known to us. Among all these varieties only angelica archangelica is the one which provides the useful Angelica oil. Due to various health benefits of this oil today is has become quite famous and is demanded world over.
History of Angelica Oil: After carefully studying the facts on Angelica it has been established that this plant originally belonged to African continent and was bought to Europe from there in about 16th century. Today in the modern day world Angelica is considered the native of Northern and Eastern Europe with major concentrations found in Holland, Scotland, Germany and parts of Old Soviet Union and Asia.
There is also a very interesting fact behind the reason how it came to be known as Angelica. To surprise of many this flower blossoms on 8th May which is also St. Michael (Archangel’s) Day. Due to this reason this plant was named Angelica and referred to as “Angel Grass” many a times in European countries. In the year 1665 when the black plague swept across Europe and thousands lost their life, it was this herb which was included in the famous Chartreuse and Benedictine liqueur which was the only medicinal remedy available at that time to fight against the plague.
Properties of Angelica Oil: Angelica Oil is a unique combination of various compounds which have many medicinal properties and can benefit us. These constituents include alpha pinene, beta pinene, sabinene, myrcene, camphene, limonene, teripolene, cruptone, etc.
Health Benefits and Applications Ajowan Oil:
Skin Treatment – Angelica oil works wonder for dull skin and is therefore used in many lotions and ointments. Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines are known to use this oil in many different combinations to treat the dullness of the skin.
Bronchitis – This oil is known to be treat specific bronchitis ailments. Even British herbal Pharmacopeia has listed Angelica Oil on its list and recognizes it has a medicine for treatment of specific bronchitis conditions.
Cough and Respiratory Ailments – Angelica oil is also known to cure many different kinds of respiratory ailments and stubborn cough.
Arthritis and Gout – There are number of different medicated oils which are recommended for massage to cure Arthritis and Gout conditions. Most of these oils have Angelica present in them in various combinations.
Other Medical properties – Apart from the above mentioned Angelica oil is also known to cure the following medicinal conditions: Anaemia, Anorexia, Migraine, tension, fatigue, etc.
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