Angelica Archangelica--Similar to the Chinese herb Dong Quai. Used for the treatment for flatulence and stomach pains. Also used as a stimulant to invigorate circulation and warm the body. Promote menstrual flow and help regulate irregular menstrual cycles. Angelica should not be used by pregnant women or diabetics, has a tendency to elevate blood sugar levels
angelica \an*gel"i*ca\ (&?;), n. [nl. see angelic.] (bot.) 1. an aromatic umbelliferous plant (archangelica officinalis or angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic. 2. the candied leaf stalks of angelica. angelica tree, a thorny north american shrub (aralia spinosa), called also hercules' club.
Angelica is a genus of about 60 species of tall biennial and perennial herbs in the family Apiaceae, native to temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere, reaching as far north as Iceland and Lapland and Greenland. They grow to tall, with large bipinnate leaves and large compound umbels of white or greenish-white flowers.
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Angelica is a genus of herbs, especially the cultivated species Angelica archangelica
Noun 1. any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels (synonym) angelique (hypernym) herb, herbaceous plant (hyponym) garden angelica, archangel, Angelica Archangelica (member-holonym) genus Angelica 2. candied stalks of the angelica plant (hypernym) flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning 3. aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica (hypernym) herb
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The candied leaf stalks of angelica. (n.)
An aromatic umbelliferous plant (Archangelica officinalis or Angelica archangelica) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic.