Angelica Essential Oil is cultivated in Belgium, England, Germany, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, and Siberia. Angelica is a large, tall herb that grows near water. The essential oil is steam distilled from the seeds of the Angelica plant. It carries a sweet, herbaceous and rich musky aroma.
The Angelica plant was named for Archangel, St. Michael. Angelica Essential Oil is a powerful fragrance that helps one cut through pretense and falsehoods, bringing to light the subconscious, but has compassion and understanding of our failings and helps with our longing for spiritual completion. Essential Oil of Angelica brings comfort, focus, and grounding. It encourages strength and stamina.
The Essential Oil was highly valued during the Renaissance. It is used to flavor Chartreuse and Benedictine liqueurs.
Angelica Essential Oil is used in chypre perfumes. Chypre is the name of a family of perfumes that are characterized by an accord composed of citrus top-notes, a middle centered on cistus labdanum, and a base-note of herbaceous-musk’s. The top ten of chypre perfumes include:
Badgley Mischika: This perfume is the first creation of the designer duo Mark Badgley and James Mischika.
Coco Madmoiselle: This new wonder is from the house of Chanel.
Darling: This is a creation for the glamorous Australian singer Kylie Minogue.
Lovely Liquid Satin: This chypre perfume has a liquid satin feel.
Aromatics Elixir: This exquisite perfume is a creation of Clinique.
Bryant Park: A fashionable Chypre perfume is of Bond N°9’s creation.
Amariage Mariage: This is a creation by Givenchy.
DKNY Be Delicious: This ready to wear perfume was created by Donna karan.
Ange au Demon: Givenchy
Red Delicious Men: Another Donna Karan perfume creation.
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The original Chypre fragrance, was developed in 1917 by Francois Coty.
Angelica Essential Oil works as a diuretic, expectorant, and stimulant. It helps stimulate the appetite, promotes kidney function, promotes circulation and works as a tonic to the heart. Essential Oil of Angelica revitalizes a fatigued mind, relieves exhaustion, and promotes courage.
Some recipes using Angelica Essential Oil:
To stimulate the Appetite, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Angelica Essential Oil, 5 drops Coriander Essential Oil, and 2 drops Cardamon Essential Oil. Place 8-10 drops in bath water, use 5-8 drops in an aroma lamp, or wear a couple of drops as a body perfume.
To promote healthy kidney function, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Angelica Essential Oil, 4 drops Celery Essential Oil, and 3 drops Rosemary Essential Oil. Use as a gentle message over the kidney area and/or place 8-10 drops in bath water.
To help promote circulation, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Angelica Essential Oil, 5 drops Rosemary Essential Oil, and 2 drops Melissa Essential Oil. Use as a message oil on arms, feet, hands, and legs and/or place 8-10 drops in bath water.
To help relieve exhaustion and fatigue, blend 1 ounce of your favorite carrier oil, 8 drops Angelica Essential Oil, 4 drops Mandarin Essential Oil, and 3 drops Sandalwood Essential Oil. Place 8-10 drops in bath water, use 5-8 drops in an aroma lamp, and/or wear as a body perfume.
CAUTION: Do not use during pregnancy! Avoid the sun while using Angelica Essential Oil.
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Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
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