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Angelica (Angelica Atropurpurea)

health benefits of angelicaAngelica (Angelica Atropurpurea) is a perennial aromatic herb with flattened leaves and small yellowish or greenish flowers, native to North America. This herb is quite easy to cultivate and very easy to find growing in its natural habitat on the fields, at the sides of the roads and so on. Angelica herb has centuries of medicinal and culinary use, and in ancient times it was also used for various magic and spiritual rituals: in particular, for protecting human souls against witches and evil spirits. Young branches of this herb are supposed to be edible and can be added to vegetable salads and other meals. Health benefits of angelica can be enjoyed by using angelica tea which is made from angelica root, seeds and stems. (more…)