Latin: Angelica Archangelica
Country of Origin: Croatia
Actions: Alternative, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, armoatic, bitter carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, uterine stimulant
Energetics: Warming, drying, sweet, and pungent
Precautions: Use with caution if diabetic. Large doses may also affect respiration and blood pressure and has been known to stimulate the nervous system. Avoid if pregnant, experience heavy men sutras bleeding and/or fever.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this description is purely for historical or entertainment value and is not designed to treat, diagnose or cure any diseases. If you have any current medical conditions, please seek the advice of a medical practitioner. The individual herbs offered here have not been tested for efficacy with regard to the contents of vitamins, minerals or other constituents.
References: Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine – Brigitte Mars