Angelica Root Essential Oil (China)
Botanical Name: Radix angelicae sinensis
Country of Origin: China
Extraction Process: Ethanol extraction combined with steam distillation
Active Constituent(s): Ligustilide 45.3%
Part of Plant: Root
Botanical Description: Angelica is a large hairy, biennial plant with ferny leaves and umbels of white flowers. Flowering time is June to August.
Appearance: Ranges from a light brownish yellow to brown viscous liquid.
Oil Consistency: Medium
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy: Angelica Root Essential Oil (China) is said to have a peppery, rich, herbal, earthy, woody and musk animalic odor. This oil is 100% pure and natural essential oil; certified as per the processes of the ISO 9235 standard.
Essential Oil Recipes: Angelica Root Essential Oil blends well with Cedarwood, Frankincense, Myrrh, and Sandalwood Essential Oils.
Uses: Essential oils such as Angelica Root Oil (China) can be used for aromatherapy massage when diluted in a suitable carrier oil.
Interesting Facts: Used in the West for perfumery, as a sugared confection in Europe, and as one of the flavouring ingredients in Chartreuse, Benedictine and gin. Angelica is still used today in Chinese medicine as a tonic to improve gynaecological and general health in women.
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