Essential Oils

Angelica Root Essential Oil

angelica_root_webAngelica Root essential oil has several therapeutic properties. Some research indicates this oil may help eliminate toxins, stimulate the immune system, and reduce inflammation. Because of its aromatic properties, this oil has been used historically for relieving exhaustion, anxiety, and overall stress.

This oil is known primarily for perfumery and fragrancing. Most people prefer to blend this oil with other oils. It blends well with wood oils such as Cedarwood, Juniper Berry Oil, and some of the spice oils. It also blends well with Orange or Bergamot Oils because of its woody and peppery aroma.

Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica
Aroma Description: Fresh, herbaceous, peppery, woody
Properties: Antispasmodic, carminative, depurative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, hepatic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, and tonic substance.
Uses: Can be used topically, internally, and aromatically.


I love Angelica oil. It is a very calming and a grounding scent. I stopped using perfumes almost 20 years ago and have enjoyed various essential oils as replacements since. Essential Oils can be used topically through the feet and they do various things for your body. Many oils support the immune system in various ways as far as I’m concerned. I use lavender in my bedroom. Now I can add some angelica to the lavender and sleep even better. – Hanna R.

This is the first time I’m buying angelica root essential oil. I am surprised by its benefits when used with a massage. It has a peaceful smell as well. – Kaitlyn E.

This essential oil blends with other essential oils when it comes to it’s aroma. This oil is used in the treatment of colds, congestion and fevers. I made a small rice pack which I put a few drops in which either me or my kids and husband use when we feel congested or a cold coming on. It works great. – Lila S.

Precautions: Angelica Root essential oil may over stimulate the nervous system. The oil extracted from the root can cause photo-toxicity, which in turn could cause irritation should the skin be exposed to the sun. Safety during pregnancy has not been determined and it should not be used by diabetics. Dilute oil before use.

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