Angelica Root

– Angelica is a biennial plant from the Apiaceae family, native to Northern Europe.
– According to legend, Angelica was revealed in a dream by an angel to cure the plague, hence the name.
– It was first used in 12th century Scandinavia as a vegetable and flavouring agent.
– Angelica has a variety of uses across Europe. It is cultivated in France for its Juniper-like flavour used in gin and sweet wine. Norwegians make bread from Angelica root. In Iceland, raw Angelica stalks are regarded as a delicacy.
– It is popular as a digestive tea, often blended with liquorice, peppermint and chamomile.

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