Angelica Root Tea

Angelica root tea

Angelica is a tall, queenly herb that has a commanding presence in the garden, its long, thick roots reach deep into the soil are the part used in herbal medicine. Angelica tea is warming to the soul and body bitter but not unpalatable. This bitter aspect is what makes angelica such an excellent herb for digestive problems, settling a nervous stomach and calming tension. Very good in cold and flu teas as well as a mild emmenagogue to bring on a late period. Like the closely related Chinese herb Dong Quai, angelica has a special affinity for women and is one of the herbs employed by midwives during childbirth when labor is long or delayed.

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Additions: Spices like ginger, cinnamon, anise, and a dollop of raw honey.
Recipe Instructions: Decoction

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Amenorrhea :Amenorrhea, the medical term for the loss of periods in women who should be having regular periods, is a sign that something in the body has gone wrong.
  • Cardiovascular :Herbal remedies for the heart focus on how to prevent heart disease and maintain cardiovascular health.
  • Digestion : Poor digestion, gas and bloating affect us all, and there are plenty of good herbal home remedies that help occasional heartburn.
  • Female Hormones :Natural hormones for women help support natural estrogen and testosterone levels. Female hormonal balance is an important factor in the overall health of women
  • Fever :Herbs that reduce fever are used extensively in herbal remedies for colds, flu and viral infections.
  • Herbal Decoctions :Unlike infusions, decoctions are boiled. Woody roots, non-aromatic seeds and barks are suited to this method. Tools: You will need a non-reactive, heavy saucepan. I use a Corningware 1 quart pan
  • Nausea :Use these simple remedies for quick relief of nausea, nervous stomach, motion sickness, morning sickness and quell nausea of all types.
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