Angelica Root 

(Angelica pubescens)


Angelica pubescens may be used as a pain reliever. The root of this plant alleviates the pain and numbness in joints and muscles attributed to cold, damp weather conditions. This herb is traditionally used in Chinese medicine and is classified as bitter, acrid and warm.

How It May Benefit You...

  • pain in the lower back and legs that worsens in cold, damp weather.

  • mild headache and toothache that respond to changes in the weather.


Do not use angelica root when you have symptoms such as fever, chills, headache, thirst, sweating, and a rapid pulse.

WARNING:    Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.


This herb is often used in combination with other Chinese herbs such as wild ginger and gentiana.  However, please see a qualified Chinese Herbalist before taking any Chinese herbs.