Angelica Dried Herbals | 4oz – Foster Farm Botanicals
Botanical Name: Angelica archangelica L.
Traditionally considered a gin botanical, angelica root is very aromatic, slightly bitter and spicy, and has warming energy. The root can be infused into tea through steeping or decocting, tinctured, and also incorporated into alcohol for flavoring liqueurs like Chartreuse, Benedictine, gin and vermouth.
You may be familiar with dong quai, or Chinese Angelica. This varietal is a distant cousin of dong quai from Europe and grows well in Northern climates like Vermont.
Angelica root prefers partial shade and cool, moist, heavier soils. It is grown it as an annual, and transplant early in the Spring, With a long life cycle, the root is harvested in late Autumn.