Botanical Name:Angelica archangelica
Botanical Family: Umbelliferae
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Root
Country of Origin: France
Cultivation Method: Organic
Scent Description: Earthy, root, musky with a hint of fruity and spicy top notes.
Blends well with: Citruses, Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Neroli, Rose Otto, Lemon Petitgrain, Rose, Citron, Tarragon, Ylang and Immortelle.
Uses: Strengthen inner fortitude. Emotional cleansing baths. Masterful mediations and crystalline cleansing breaths. Diffuse to infuse clear, ethereal energies. Melds the body in massages. Inhale in salt pipe for crystal-clear creativity.
Contraindications: Photosensitive (can cause a burn on skin if exposed to direct sunlight); avoid if pregnant.
Mythology reveals that Archangel Raphael visited a monk in a dream to share that the oil’s virtues. This comforting, clarifying, purifying aroma, known as “scent of the angels,” is an uplifting scent that instills confidence and can help clarify emotions and supporting decisive action from a centered place.
Traditionally revitalizing, Angelica has been used as a culinary herb and as an aroma in meditation for balancing the higher chakras. Inhale or make a spritz to support renewing the auric energy field.
“The essential oil is helpful for those that are afraid, timid, weak, or who lack perseverance and have a tough time making decisions. Angelica aids people who have an upset nervous system who urgently need to rebuild body and soul”.
~ Suzanne Fischer-Rizzi, The Complete Aromatherapy Handbook
“Angelica stems were chewed as a preventative and the seeds and roots burned to purify the air. The yellow juice from the roots was an ingredient of Carmelite Water…”
~ Julia Lawless, Aromatherapy and the Mind