Angelica is sometimes known as female ginseng, suggesting that the herb has its roots in traditional chinese medicine. Indeed, angelica root became almost as popular as ginseng in traditional chinese prescrip...
Angelica is sometimes known as female ginseng, suggesting that the herb has its roots in traditional chinese medicine. Indeed, angelica root became almost as popular as ginseng in traditional chinese prescriptions.
Propagation: By division of old roots; by transplanting offshoots of a 2-year-old plant; by fresh seed as soon as ripe.
Nature of Plant: Tall, tropical looking; good for back of shady border.
Spacing of Mature Plants: From 2 1/2 to 3 feet.
Cultural Requirements: Moist, light, well drained, medium rich soil; cool spot in part shade; cultivate frequently. Plant will be perennial if flower heads are cut off before they set seed. If flower heads go to seed, plant dies at end of second year. If seed is gathered, sow immediately for more plants.
Seed: (Culinary) Oil and custards; (Industrial) oil for chypre and fern type of perfume, flavor for wines (muscatel), Chartreuse, Vermouth, Benedictine, substitute for juniper berries in making gin, blender in dental preparations.
Root: (Health) Tea for bronchial colds and indigestion; (Culinary) oil in creams and custards, and bread; (Industrial) blender in dental preparations.
Leaf: (Culinary) Boiling with fish, midrib blanched and eaten like celery, a flavoring for rhubarb jam; (Health) tonic tea; poultices for lung and chest health problems; (Industrial) preparation of hop bitters.
Stalk: (Culinary) Stems and stalk candied and sold as French rhubarb, stewed alone or with rhubarb.
Whole Herb: (Culinary) Flavoring for cooking fish; (Health) tea.
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