Angelica is a bitter, warming and invigorating herb that can be used as a remedy for a wide variety of diseases and disorders. Because the herb is bitter, it is primarily used for ailments associated with the digestive system.
*low dose 1.5-5 mls per day, 10-40 mls per week
- Female tonic (similar to Dong Quai)
- Traditional birthing herb (to expel the placenta after birthing)
- Delayed menstruation
- Colds and coughs – warm and stimulating to the lungs
- Bitter digestive herb – helps to calm a nervous stomach
- Dispels gas
Major Safety Issues:
Because of its coumarin content, it may interfere with anticoagulant drugs. Angelica is a strong emmenagogue (a substance that induces menstruation) and should not be taken by pregnant women.