Angelica Root is very commonly used for its Womens’ health healing properties, but can also be used for other purposes.
As this is a medicinal plant, you should always consult your health-care practitioner, when choosing to use it as a herbal remedy.
Angelica Root’s Health Benefits for Women’s Health include;
1. Reduces Menopause Symptoms, 2. Relieves Menstrual Cramps and 3. Regulates Menstrual Cycles
Menopause, PMS, Menstrual Cramps, Cycle regulations can be eased by using Angelica, as it helps with balancing hormone levels associated with all of the above.
Angelica Root also has other Health Benefits;
4. Treats High Blood-Pressure
Angelica assists sufferers of Hypertension. Drinking Angelica tea can help to lower a high Blood-pressure.
5. Treats Arthritis
The word Arthritis, is derived from the words Arth, meaning Joint and Ritis, meaning inflammation. Mixing different herbs together, including Angelica, can assist with relieving arthritic symptoms, such as the inflammation. Angelica also has antispasmodic and pain relieving properties.
Angelica Root has Antihistamine properties that assist with;
6. Treating Allergies and 7. Treating Asthma
8. Alleviates Nerve and Muscle Pain
Angelica can be used as a muscle relaxant, when being massaged in muscles, in the form of an oil. Massaging muscles can relax and release stress that is held in the muscles and surrounding nerves and hence alleviate pain from these areas.
9. Alleviates Stomach Upsets
Symptoms of Stomach pains, Acid Reflux, Cramping, Nausea and vomiting can be alleviated by using Angelica, with a combination of other herbs. These other herbs include; Caraway, Chamomile, Celandine, Clown’s Mustard Plant, Lemon Balm, Licorice, Milk Thistle and Peppermint.
10. Promotes Perspiration
There are Sudorfic (Sweating inducing) ingredients in Angelica Root. This is beneficial for releasing waste/toxins through the skin. It can also reduce a fever, due the induced perspiration.
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