Action: Analgesic, Antirheumatic, Antispasmodic, Appetizer, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic
Part used: Root, Seed, Rhizome
Internal Application: Angelica is beneficial for any type of premenstrual symptoms, including cramps, headaches, bloat, and muscle spasms, It is also effective in promoting regular menstruation when blocked. Angelica is used as a cold remedy and against flu, fever, and generally low energy and low immunity. ln small doses, it also stimulates the appetite.
Topical Application: Angelica is applied topically to control itching and to help heal wounds and cuts. It also may be applied with a hot compress over arthritic joints to control pain.