Sanskrit name: Laghu Coraka
Botanical name: Angelica Archangelica
Habitat: It is widely found in Germany, France and Thailand.
- Rasa (taste): Pungent
- Virya (action): Heating
- Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent
- Dosha (Constitution): Balances kapha and vata, aggravates pitta
The roots and leaves of Garden Angelica are used for medicinal purpose. The leaves are dried and are used for aromatic purpose. The root stalks possess carminative properties and acts as a stimulant, which helps in digestion related disorders. It helps in regulating blood sugar level. This herb also acts as a diaphoretic and can be helpful in commom cold and feverish conditions. Angelica also possesses expectorant properties.
No such information on side effects is available on this Herb. However, we recommend to consume this herb under proper medical guidance.