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  Herbs - Angelica
Angelica is a perennial plant found in the moist mountain ravines, meadows, and coastal regions of northern Europe and Asia, and is widely cultivated.
Angelica is used externally to soothe rheumatism, arthritis, and skin disorders; internally, it is used in the treatment of anorexia, dyspepsia, and stomach ulcers.
Angelica should be used with caution by diabetics because it increase blood sugar levels.
www.springboard4health.com /notebook/herbs_angelica.html   (955 words)

 botanical.com - A Modern Herbal | Angelica - Herb Profile and Information
Angelica balsam is obtained by extracting the roots with alcohol, evaporating and extracting the residue with ether.
Angelica is a good remedy for colds, coughs, pleurisy, wind, colic, rheumatism and diseases of the urinary organs, though it should not be given to patients who have a tendency towards diabetes, as it causes an increase of sugar in the urine.
Angelica may be made much use of in the garden by cutting the hollow stalks into convenient lengths and placing them amongst shrubs as traps for earwigs.
www.botanical.com /botanical/mgmh/a/anegl037.html   (3605 words)

 Herbal Lecture series From Kundalini-tantra.com - - Angelica.
Angelica is a biennial or short-lived perennial plant, to 7 ft, growing in damp, cool woodlands.
In time, angelica came to be regarded as a heaven-sent plant, and was known widely as "The root of the Holy Ghost." These country folk have good reason for dealing in angelica beyond the religious or superstitious significance of the plant.
Angelica was commonly used as snuff so that you should tuck a pinch of ground angelica between lip and gum or in the cheek.
www.homeherbalgardening.com /herb/ccangelica1.html   (1719 words)

 What is Angelica?
The name derives from the Latin word herba, meaning “green crops.” Angelica archangelica, usually called simply angelica or garden angelica but also known as wild celery, is a member of the the Apiaceae or parsley family, along with anise, caraway, carrot, cumin, dill, and fennel.
The leaves of angelica are used in fruit dishes, soup, stew, and fish and poultry dishes.
Essential oil of angelica, found in the roots and seeds, is used in commercial liqueurs – it is an ingredient in absinthe – as well as in ice creams and candy.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-angelica.htm   (401 words)

 - Angelica
Angelica is an aromatic biennial native to Northern Europe and
Angelica is named after Archangel Raphael, who according to legend revealed the use of this herb to the monks.
Traditionally Angelica was taken as a tonic to combat infection and increase energy.
www.herbs-that-heal.com /Angelica.html   (725 words)

 Herbs: Angelica Herb
Generally, Autumn is not exactly the the season that inspires one to think about rummaging around in the garden planting seeds, but this is actually a good time to get a head start on certain plants, as long as you are in a mild winter climate.
Angelica's bright green leaves, made up of three finely toothed leaflets, and its stems also are a pleasing contrast in the garden.
So whether you wish to grow Angelica for its crunchy stems, its sweet leaves, or just to have such a celestial plant looming in your garden, fall is the time to start the seeds.
www.sallys-place.com /food/columns/gilbert/angelica_herb.htm   (950 words)

 ANGELICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Angelica, Angelica archangelica L., is a herbaceous, aromatic herb native to Eurasia and commercially cultivated in Belgium, Germany, France, and several other countries.
The reported life zone of angelica is 5 to 19°C with an annual precipitation of 0.5 to 1.3 meters and a soil pH of 4.5 to 7.3 (4.1-31).
As flavoring agents, roots and seeds of angelica are widely used in alcoholic liqueurs such as benedictine and chartreuse, and in gin and vermouth.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/med-aro/factsheets/ANGELICA.html   (562 words)

Angelica is a warming and tonic remedy and is useful in a wide range of illnesses.
Angelica can also be useful in cases of poor circulation since it improves blood flow to the peripheral parts of the body.
Because angelica was once used in very large quantities as an abortifacient and is also reputed to affect the menstrual cycle, you should not consume it if you are pregnant or nursing.
www.herbs2000.com /herbs/herbs_angelica.htm   (1346 words)

 Angelica archangelica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Angelica archangelica is considered to be native to Europe, although it was possibly introduced from Syria.
Angelica is unique among the Umbelliferæ for its pervading aromatic odor.
Certain oils, angelica root, for instance, contain their most valuable constituents in the last runs (highest boiling fractions), and in these cases must be prolonged for hours even though almost no oil seems to distill over toward the end of the operation.
www.cherylsherbs.com /Essential_oil_profile_angelica.htm   (813 words)

 Angelica Information on Healthline
Angelica is a genus of plants in the parsley family used in both Western healing and traditional Chinese medicine.
Chinese angelica is a perennial that grows to a height of 3 ft (1 m) in moist, fertile soil at high altitudes in China, Korea, and Japan.
Angelica will induce sweating and is also used to treat conditions such as arthritis and rheumatism.
www.healthline.com /galecontent/angelica   (645 words)

Angelica root poultices were applied to broken bones, and the tea served as a topical treatment for ulcers.
Since angelica grew everywhere in Europe and because of its supposed spiritual connections, it became a foremost medicine used for all manner of illnesses, including bronchitis, colds, circulatory problems, muscle spasms, rheumatism, intestinal tract inflammation, indigestion, stomach cancer, water retention, tumors, poorly healing sores, insomnia, lack of energy, and debility.
Angelica is one of four sacred plants of the Rocky Mountain Region.
www.innvista.com /health/herbs/angelica.htm   (1735 words)

 MDidea Extracts Professional:Standardized Herbal Extracts Series:Angelica P.E.Chinese Angelica P.E.Ligustilide.Narrative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Angelica genuflexa is less widely distributed, occurring in the coastal zone of southeastern and central Alaska and on the Aleutians.
Angelica stimulates the circulation and for this use it is recommended to seek the advice of a trained herbalist.
Angelica root is famous in China as a tonic, Chinese angelica is taken for "deficient blood" conditions, anemia, and for the symptoms of anemia due to blood loss -a pale complexion, palpitations, and lowered vitality.
www.mdidea.com /products/herbextract/angelica/data.html   (8567 words)

 Organic Herb Gardening
All the angelica seedlings have gone in to their garden beds, as have the codonopsis, and sea lavender and yarrow.
In the garden angelica is sending up lots of green leaves, the garlic tops are up, and we've been digging the roots of lavender, codonopsis and ginseng for spring sales.
Gardening work continues, and today the apprentices are weeding beds as well as harvesting every rose hip in sight and gathering red clover blossoms for drying.
www.blessedmaineherbs.com /gardeningnews.html   (7984 words)

 Angelica Herb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Garden Angelica is widely distributed throughout Europe and Asia, especially in more northerly regions and at higher altitudes.
It is a common garden plant and is cultivated commercially in several countries for medicinal and perfumery purposes and for the leaf stalks, which are preserved in sugar and used in confectionery or as a flavouring for herbal liqueurs.
Garden Angelica is not native to the British Isles but it has become naturalised on river banks and waste ground and can be locally abundant.
homepages.which.net /~ks.burrell/f2/Angelica_Herb.htm   (292 words)

 Garden Angelica - eMedicinal.com
Angelica is a biennial producing foliage the first year and stems and flowers the second.
Angelica wasn't believed to cure the plague but protect against it; a piece of root was held in the mouth as an antiseptic.
The roots and fruits yield angelica oil, which is used in perfume, confectionery, medicine (especially Asian medicine), in salads, as teas, as a flavoring for liqueurs, and as the source of yellow dye.
www.emedicinal.com /herbs/gardenangelica.php   (1281 words)

 Angelica Facts (Angelica sinensis) - Planet Botanic Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Angelica belongs to one of the most magical families of plants on the planet, the umbelliferae family, named for the umbrella-shaped flower head of its members.
Considering angelica’s track record, it would seem that Mother Nature was killing a few birds with a single stone when she dreamed up this one.
Angelica is actually a biennial, but you can trick it into being a perennial by not allowing it to go to seed.
www.planetbotanic.ca /fact_sheets/angelica.htm   (1389 words)

 Angelica -- Angelica archangelcia L.
Angelica is a European perennial plant sometimes grown in this country as a culinary herb.
In addition to garden angelica, other common names are archangel, masterwort, and ground ash.
The robust growing angelica plant is 5-6 feet tall and resembles wild carrot, although the leaves are much broader.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /MV007   (678 words)

 Medication Advisor 2006.2: Angelica
Angelica is a plant that can grow up to 6 feet tall.
Angelica oil is used in perfumes, soaps, salves, oils, and shampoos.
Angelica root is safe for most adults when used on the skin or taken in small amounts.
www.fairview.org /healthlibrary/content/ma_angelica_ma.htm   (768 words)

 Wedge Community Co-op | your natural foods cooperative grocery store
Angelica Hollstadt has realized her dream of living off the land and producing healthy foods, and she happily shares it with co-op shoppers around the twin cities in the form of canned veggies and homemade pizzas.
Angelica considered expanding her horizons once the direct marketing took off and the couple had their first son, Walt.
While Angelica and Mike may disagree with some of their neighboring conventional farms, life on the land is treating them well and they are happy to share their experience with anyone willing to appreciate a little taste of natural food.
www.wedge.coop /grocery/grocery-angelicas-garden.html   (905 words)

 A Kitchen Garden Arranged by an Artist's Eye - New York Times
The garden is one of height and volume — six-foot hollyhocks and even taller angelica plants that stand like giant candelabrum, their reddish-purple stems holding aloft airy, chartreuse flower heads.
Her garden is like a scrapbook, each plant with a memory — like the horseradish she grates for Passover: "One year, I stuffed some of the leftover rind into mole holes, thinking, 'I'll get you with my horseradish,' " she said.
Close, who said she feels that she is "part of a long continuum" of gardeners, from Thomas Jefferson to the local farmers who sell her sorrel and tomato plants.
www.nytimes.com /2006/07/06/garden/06cutt.html?ex=1309838400&en=1052eb21088e4bf3&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (1291 words)

Angelica roots are been used in need of tobacco by Indians in the US and Canada, as well as to snuff by the Laplanders.
The roots from Angelica are diuretic, and they are used to treat ailments of the chest and the digestion.
Angelica Root is often used by culinary professionals in flavoring foods and alcoholic and soft drinks.
www.hole.gs.rl.no /engl/garden/plants/kvann.htm   (410 words)

 Herbs & Oils-Hello Indya- Ayurveda, Unani, Herbal medicines, India, Henna, Honey, essential oils, Online Consultation, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Habitat: By some botanists, this species of Angelica is believed to be a native of Syria from whence it has spread to many cool European climates, where it has become naturalized.
The roots of the Common Angelica are long and spindle-shaped, thick and fleshy - large specimens weighing sometimes as much as three pounds - and are beset with many long, descending rootlets.
Angelica is largely used in the grocery trade, as well as for medicine, and is a popular flavouring for confectionery and liqueurs.
www.helloindya.com /herb_oils/herb_angelica.htm   (2628 words)

 PPT Slide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Garden angelica, Angelica archangelica, is a very lovely biennial herb with lemon-scented flowers.
Angelica can be started from seed, but be sure to plant soon after acquiring because its seed loses viability quickly.
Angelica makes a striking focal point in the garden; it will grow 3 to 8 feet tall.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/horticulture/components/07656/sld043.htm   (108 words)

 What herb was a gift from Michael the Archangel? - Herbal Folklore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Angelica (Angelica archangelica) is an herb of ancient use, native to Syria, but now naturalized over much of the cooler regions of Eurasia.
Angelica stems are candied and often served after dinner to settle the stomach.
This particular garden, which enjoys full sun, looks especially beautiful planted close to a swimming pool to soften the lines of concrete and fencing, and wherever a soothing effect is needed in the landscape.
www.killerplants.com /herbal-folklore/20011105.asp   (1457 words)

 How to grow herbs for a herb garden - angelica, basil, bay, borage, chervil, chive, coriander, dill, fennel, lemon ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
ANGELICA: (biennial/perennial) Sow Angelica seeds in ordinary moist loam in in shady position in late August or early September.
Transplant the Angelica seedlings when they are about 5cm (2 inches) high to their permanent position in the autumn 45cm (18 inches) apart.
BAY: (Evergreen) Unlike most herbs grown in private gardens, Bay is a tree which is best grown on its own and not as part of a standard herb garden.
www.gardeningdata.co.uk /herbs/suggested_herbs.htm   (1820 words)

It is a native of the Mediterranean region, growing wild in the mountainous districts of the south of France, in northern Greece and in the Balkans.
The Garden Lovage is one of the old English herbs that was formerly very generally cultivated, and is still occasionally cultivated as a sweet herb, and for the use in herbal medicine of its root, and to a less degree, the leaves and seeds.
It is sometimes grown in gardens for its ornamental foliage, as well as for its pleasant odour, but it is not a striking enough plant to have claimed the attention of poets and painters, and no myths or legends are connected with it.
www.nisbett.com /herbs/l/lovage42.html   (1199 words)

Angelica is an aromatic biennial plant with upright, ridged, hollow stems and bright green, large, pinnate leaves.
There is not a large market for this plant, the majority of angelica grown abroad is used to produce essential oil.
This demonstration garden was a result of the efforts of Dr. Alan McKeown, Vegetable Scientist, University of Guelph and was made possible with grants from the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and the Tobacco Diversification Program.
www.omafra.gov.on.ca /english/crops/hort/herbs/angeli.htm   (425 words)

 Angelica Root and Powder Profile
A graceful flowering plant related to carrots, dill, and fennel, angelica is found as far north as Nunavut and Lapland and as far south as Syria and South Carolina.
Modern herbalists most often use this form of angelica to relieve loss of appetite, flatulence, and gastrointestinal spasms, and to treat the pain of hacking cough, menstrual cramps.
Angelica has a long folk-history of use as a medicinal herb, in particular for the treatment of digestive disorders and problems with blood circulation.
www.mountainroseherbs.com /learn/angelica.php   (264 words)

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