Angelica Essential Oil

Botanical Name: 

Angelica archangelica

Common name: 

Angelica, wild celery, and Norwegian angelica

Plant family: 





Light Yellow (Pale yellow) to Orange Brown viscous liquid


Oil smells fresh, peppery, woody, earthy and herbaceous.

Blends With:

Patchouli, Sandalwood, Clary sage, Vetiver, Frankincense, Cedarwood, neroli, petitgrain, lemongrass, orange, lime, lemon, mandarin, bergamot and grapefruit.





Method of Extraction

Steam Distillation



Angelica Root Essential Oil also has a history of aromatherapy use towards combating stress, anxiety and exhaustion. The aroma of Root Oil to be pleasant. It is known for its use in perfumery and fragrance.  It's woody and peppery aroma blends well with wood oils like Cedarwood, Juniper Berry Essential Oil, some of the spice oils, and blending it with Orange or Bergamot Essential Oils.

Angelica Essential Oil is extracted from the roots and seeds through a process of steam distillation.

Originating from Africa and now native to northern and eastern Europe as well as parts of Asia, the Angelica plant is a large, water-loving herb with small, white-green flowers. As the Black Plague swept through Europe, Angelica Essential Oil was introduced by Royal Prescription as it was believed to be the antidote.


Intended Benefits/Uses or Properties

Angelica Root Oil has been used for rituals, purification and against infections for many years. This oil comprises of an extensive therapeutic repertoire that enables it to enrich and rejuvenate the body. It assists in both winter wellness and vitality while enhancing energy levels. It is being used since the middle Ages as a natural restorative or health tonic to improve immunity and wellness.

Angelica Root Oil in Pharma

It has various pharmacological benefits, The Oil is both a diuretic (promotes urination) and a diaphoretic (promotes sweating), which makes it great for detoxing the body. Angelica Essential Oil can help speed up the removal of toxins from the body. Spasms can affect multiple processes within the body, including the nervous system, respiratory system, muscles and joints. This can result in cramps, coughs and aches. The Oil has potent relaxing properties to relieve spasms and act as a natural pain reliever.

Essence of Angelica Root

Angelica Root Essential Oil also has a history of aromatherapy use towards combating stress, anxiety and exhaustion. The Root Oil is said to be a key ingredient in the flavoring of Benedictine and Chartreuse, both distinctively flavored liquors. Angelica Root Essential Oil smells fresh, peppery, woody and herbaceous.


  • Coughs
  • Sinus Infections
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Fatigue
  • Psoriasis
  • Stress
  • Quitting Smoking and Nicotine Addiction
  • Antispasmodic
  • Detoxify
  • Aids Digestion
  • Boosts Nervous System





Safety Summary

  • Hazardous: Phototoxicity
  • Contraindications (dermal): If applied to the skin at over maximum use level, skin must not be exposed to sunlight or sunbed rays for 12 hours.
  • Maximum Dermal use levels: 0.8% to avoid phototoxicity.

Organ Specific Effects

  • Adverse Skin Reactions: Not known at 1% concentration.
  • Autoxidation Products of (p)-limonene,a-pinene and d-3-carene can cause skin sensitization. In phototoxicity tests negative results obtained at 0.8%.

Systemic Effects

  • Acute Toxicity: Angelica root oil acute oral LD50 reported as 1.116g/kg in rats and 2.2g/kg in mice; acute dermal LD50 in rabbits>5g/kg.
  • Subcute & Subchronic Toxicity: Fetal at higher doses may result in weight loss and kidney/liver failure.
  • Carcinogenic: Not Classified


  • Toxicity 
    1. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
    2. May cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
    3. Hazardous to water


  • Persistence and degradability: Not available.
  • Bioconcentration Factor: Not determined  
  • Mobility in soil: Not available.
  • Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: Not determined
  • Other adverse effects: Do not allow the material to enter streams, sewers or other waterways.


The complete range of conditions or methods of use are beyond our control therefore we do not assume any responsibility and expressly disclaim any liability for any use of this product. Information contained herein is believed to be true and accurate however, all statements or suggestions are made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy of the information, the hazards connected with the use of the material or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. Compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and local regulations remains the responsibility of the user.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. The information presented here is for educating our readers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.

As per NAHA guidelines, New Directions Aromatics (NDA) does not recommend the ingestion of essential oils. It is imperative to consult a medical practitioner before using Essential Oils for therapeutic purposes. Pregnant and nursing women and those taking prescription drugs are especially advised not to use this product without the medical advice of a physician. The oil should always be stored in an area that is inaccessible to children, especially those under the age of 7.

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