There are 56
varieties of Angelica
and mostly the root and seeds of the plant are used for medical
since they contain the most active compounds. It can grow to 8 feet
with bright green leaves that are made up of three finely toothed
with ribbed hallow stems with purple to yellow coloration.
only grow in
warms area that contain rich soil. The leaves that have a celery
type taste are used in salads and to flavor fish meals by leaf wrapping
or paste and it acts as a preservative because of its antibacterial
The seed of the
used to make a type of liqueur called Vespetro. It was the main herbal
remedy used throughout the middle-ages to combat the plague.
Loss of Appetite,
cramps, inflammation or Indigestion reliever: Take 5 to 10 drops of
made from the root in 1 cup of water, 30 minutes before meals.
coughing relief and immune system enhancer: 2 to 3 drops of tincture
from the plants root in the mouth and swallow every 1 to 2 hours. It
an antimicrobial and smoothing effect to the nasal and mucus membranes
of the mouth, throat and lungs.
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