Angelica Angelica archangelica (Umbelliferae)

Other Names: Garden angelica, holy ghost
Traditional Uses:perspiration, stimulate appetite, chest and digestion ailments.
Magical Uses:
Description: Grows to 6 ft and produces a few large and deeply indented at the ground level, tall hollow stems and topped with smaller leaves and greenish white flowers in midsummer.

Use: Young leaves can be gathered and used at any time during the growing season. The stems can be harvested the summer of the second growing year. Roots can be dug up just before flowering but need to dry slowly. All parts are used to stimulate appetite and treat ailments of the chest and digestive system. Roots sometimes used in snuff and was used by Native Americans as tobacco.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

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Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.

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