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Other Names: Angelica Root, Angelic Plant, Angelic Herb, Archangel, Holy Ghost Root, Garden Angelica, European Angelica, Masterwort, Herb of Angels, Angel's Food, Angel's Wort, Aunt Jericho, Holy Plant, Archangel Root, St Michael's Flower, Angelica Radix
Traditional Usages: Flavourings, Longevity, Indigestion, Colds, Arthritis and Rheumatism, Insomnia, Flatulence, Stomach Ache, Passing Water, Labour Pains, Eye Problems, Animal Bites, Snake Bites, Ulcers, Sores and Rabies, Deafness, Belief in its Spiritual Powers, Calm Nerves, Alcohol - Creates a distaste for alcohol, Loss of Appetitie, Chronic Dyspepsia, Aerophagy - the Excessive Swallowing of Air, Circulatory Stimulant, Coughs, Colic, Female Ginseng, Liver Disorders, High Blood Pressure
Resources: England, Scotland, Lapland, Syria, Holland, Poland, Himalayas, Siberia, New Zealand, Iceland
Parts Used: Roots, Leaves, Stems, Seeds
Administration Method: Ground herb, other natural preparations
Herb Action: Antispasmodic, Cholagogue, Stimulates the secretion of gastric juices.
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. During treatment with angelica or its preparations, prolonged sun-bathing and exposure to intense UV radiation should be avoided.

Angelica - Herbal remedy for Back Pain: Various species of angelica have been used for pain by American Indians throughout North America. The European species and the Chinese species have been used in the same way in the folk medicine of Europe and China respectively. All species contain anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic and anodyne (pain- relieving) properties. Directions: Place 1 tablespoon of the cut roots of either species of angelica in a pint of water and bring to a boil for two minutes in a covered pot. Remove from heat, cover and let stand until the tea cools to room temperature. Drink the pint in 3 doses during the day.

Angelica – Herbal remedy for Premature Ejaculation: Angelica plant roots are used as a remedy for premature ejaculation. Angelica roots are used to make creams and oil which is applied directly on the male organ for treating premature ejaculation.

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