Very powerful protection herb – protects against negative energy and attracts positive energy; creates a barrier against negative energy.
G/P/E: Masculine, Venus, Fire.
Magical attributes: Protection, Exorcism.
Uses: Grow in the garden as a protection. Carry the root with you as an amulet. Burn the dried leaves in exorcism rituals.
Use in healing & exorcism incenses; scatter for purification, protection, and uncrossing.
Add to incense to promote healing or to the bath to remove curses, hexes, or spells.
Also thought to promote temperance.
Sprinkle ground herb in the shoes to prevent tiredness and weakness.
Sprinkle around the outside perimeter of the home for protection and exorcism.
Burn to bring a lost love back to you.
Also Called: Masterwort, Archangel, Garden Angel, Angelica Root
The plant is antispasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, tonic.
An infusion is used to ease flatulence, indigestion, chronic bronchitis and typhus.
It stimulates blood flow to the peripheral parts of the body and so is of value in treating poor circulation – it is considered a specific treatment for Buerger’s disease, a condition that narrows the arteries of the hands and feet.
Angelica is contra-indicated for people with a tendency towards diabetes since its use can increase sugar levels in the urine.
This plant should not be prescribed for pregnant women, nor should the juice be allowed to come into contact with the eyes.
An essential oil from the seeds is sometimes used as a rub to relieve rheumatic conditions.