Angelicae or Angelica (Latin Name: Archangelica Officialis) has a strongly aromatic odor and mostly sweet taste. Its flowers bloom from July to August and the seeds ripen from August to September.
Health Benefits and Uses
In traditional medicine, it has been used as a treatment of menstrual disorders and abdominal pain and in managing postoperative pain. It could be used as an analgesic and it could be given as complementary to the treatment of rheumatoid arthralgia and abdominal pain. Furthermore, it is used as a treatment of constipation, anemia, chronic hepatitis, and cirrhosis of the liver.
In experimental pharmacology, the aqueous extraction is used for smoothing muscle contractions. The extract also has antihepatotoxic activities, so it protects the liver for compounds that have a toxic effect on it. Studies have shown that it can improve blood pressure and cardiovascular activity. Both in vitro and in vivo studies show that the root extract has antithrombotic activities as well.
• Treatment for menstrual disorders
• Relieve for postoperative pain
• Antihepatotoxic activity
• Antithrombotic activity
• Reduce blood pressure
• Improves cardiovascular activity
It is mainly used for toning, phlegm, bloating, bloating, and helps with the symptoms of arthritis.
Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.