Angelica Seed Essential Oil
Angelica grows to 6ft fall with small leaflets and flowers that are yellow or green with pale yellow fruits. It grows in the wild in Russia and parts of Northern Europe, but is commercially grown in Eastern Europe and Asia.
- Botanical Family: Apiaceae
- Other Common Names: Wild Celery, Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit Root, Archangel Root, Oil of Angels
- Part of Plant Used: Seeds
- Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
- Variations: Angelica Seed is primarily extracted via steam distillation. Angelica Root has the same scientific name as Angelica Seed.
- Chemistry: Angelica Seed is comprised of monoterpenes: β-phellandrene and α-pinene.
- Circulatory: Stimulates the circulatory system
- Nervous System: Can soothe nervous tension or exhaustion.
- Respiratory: Supports the respiratory system especially for situations involving anxious breathing.
- Reproductive: Supports women's health and treats PMS symptoms. It can be used to increase testosterone production.
- Spiritual: Supports the Sacral Chakra by supporting emotions, sensuality, and creativity.
- Scent Profile: Mid note that is sweet, herbaceous, and woodsy.
- Longevity: The aroma of Angelica Seed can last up to 244 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Green
- Blends well with: Angelica Root, Bergamot, Neroli, Orange, Petitgrain, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang.
- Angelica Seed could stimulate contractions if taken orally and it is advised to avoid use during pregnancy or while nursing.
Products Using Angelica Seed Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (Tgsc), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand Institute. "Essential Oil Safety Masterclass." Course Materials. 2018.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.