Angelica Root Oil

Botanical Name: Angelica Glauca

Common Name: Chora, Choru and Gandhrayan

Location:  It is distributed along 2600 to 3,700 m in Uttarakhand, Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh

Physiochemical Properties:      

  • Colour: Yellow to brown in colour
  • Odour: Musky, peppery, woody, herbaceous, earthy and mildly citrus
  • Specific Gravity at 20°C: 0.9600 to 0.9700
  • Refractive Index at 20°C: 1.5100 to 1.5200
  • Optical Rotation: 2 to 6

Main Constituents:

S.NO. Name Range
1. .alpha.-Pinene 2.00-3.50
2. D-Limonene 7.00-9.50
3. .beta.-Phellandrene 6.00-8.50
4. p-Vinylguaiacol 2.00-3.50
5. Citronellol acetate 1.50-3.50
6. Bicyclogermacren 4.00-6.00
7. (-)-Spathulenol 1.50-3.50
8. Butylidenephthalide 1.50-3.00
9. .(E)-Ligustilide 44.00-47.00


  • The oil is also useful in high-grade perfumes, to which it imparts peculiar musk-like notes which are hard to identify. The oil of Angelica is employed in high-grade liqueurs of the French type, such as Benedictine and chartreuse blends etc.
  • Angelica Oil is beneficial in troubles related to gas, such as indigestion, stomachaches, headaches, cramps, flatulence, nausea, and blood pressure, etc.
  • This oil promotes sweating and lower potassium content in the blood and thereby reduction in blood pressure, lower fat content and decrease weight, removes uric acid and other toxins and gives relief from rheumatism and arthritis etc.

Odour Profile:

Musky, peppery, woody, herbaceous, earthy and mildly citrus


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