Scientific Name:Angelica archangelica
Common Names:Garden angelica, norwegian angelica, holy ghost, wild celery, masterwort
Part Used:Leaves, stems, seeds, roots
Habitat:Angelica grows in Asia, Europe and the eastern U.S.
Angelica has traditionally been used for menopausal troubles, flatulence, appetite loss, digestive problems, respiratory ailments and arthritis. Like it’s Chinese counterpart Angelica sinensis (dong quai), this herb is used by many women for the reproductive system. It is believed to be a hormonal regulator and uterine tonic. Angelica tea is often used to treat PMS as well.
CAUTION:Angelica is not recommended during pregnancy.