An edible and medicinal perennial. The leaves can be eaten raw or cooked and have a flavour similar to liquorice. They can be added to a mixed salad. Peeled stalks and young shoots can be used cooked or raw (best in Spring) and can be used like celery. Roots can be used cooked. A tea can be made from the leaves, seed or roots.
Angelica has a long folk-history of use as a medicinal herb, in particular for the treatment of digestive disorders and problems with blood circulation.
The flowers are a very good attractant for bees and hoverflies.
Always consult a professional before using a herb medicinally
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