Size:1 Pound Angelica is largely used in the grocery trade, as well as for
medicine, and is a popular flavouring for confectionery and liqueurs. The
appreciation of its unique flavour was established in ancient times when
saccharin matter was extremely rare. Angelica root herb is one of common
Chinese herbs and widely used in herbal remedies simply because it has plenty
of root health benefits. It can be used by essential oil, tea, powder,
tincture, capsules, extract, and so on. And its modern pharmacology can
justify its popularity. Precautions – Do not consume angelica preparations
during pregnancy. The furanocoumarins in the herb may increase
photosensitivity to UV radiation. Do not use this herb if you take
anticoagulant medications due to a risk of uncontrolled bleeding.
- Botanical Name – Angelica archangelica / Origin – Bulgaria
- Other Names – Angel of Herbs, Root of the Holy Ghost, Garden angelica, wild archangel, wild celery, wild parsnip, Du Huo
- Flavor Profile – Warm and sweet, similar to carrot or celery with a slight hint of licorice. Pairs well with fish, pork, poultry, carrots, yams, rhubarb, cherries, apricots, peaches, plums, currants, fennel, dill, ginger and clove.
- Culinary Usages – The dried, ground root imparts and earthier flavor and can be used in baking breads, cakes, muffins and cookies.