Angelica Archangelica Elixir

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Angelica archangelica
Angelica is an important Shamanic plant among the
Saami people of the Far North.
In Native American herbalism it is refered to as a
“Bear Medicine”.  Just as the bear
goes into hibernation through the winter , bear medicine usually relax the
mind, open the imagination and bring people into dreamtime. Angelica certainly
has this capacity.
Bears eats these roots upon awakening  in spring to wake up, clear their
throat and start rebuilding their mass.
Angelica has many medicinal properties.  A most impressive Angelica-therapy is
the treatment of swellings, inflammations and  glandular indurations, particularly of the head and neck
It is good for anguish, spasms, nervous excitation and
fatigue ; calms excess in both the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of
the autonomic.
It is good for arthritis and gout as well as muscular
cramps, spasms and epilepsy.
Very good for the liver, increases digestion and
metabolism of oil and production of bile, secretion of bile , hence increases  disgestion and nutrition.
I see Angelica as an embodiment of  the Alchemical device “As above so
below” . The deep aromatic root and the umbrella-like flower full of starlike
seeds  are connected through a
hollow stem , a channel connecting the heaven and the earth. This is one of the
effects the Spagyric Tincture may have upon you – making you feel like this
Looking at the root from a different angle, it is
light and airy. In fact, it contains pockets of air. It grows in damp
conditions. Thus it aerates or brings air into the watery realm. It makes
fluids more active and breaks up concentration of water , phlegm and blood. It
promotes peripheral circulation , and opens up the lungs. It relaxes the throat
and makes it easier to take long deep breaths. It simultaneously opens the
imagination and the mind. Angelica aligns you to walk with your guardian angel.
Angelica is traditionally considered a solar plant. I
connect it both to the sun (warming,) and also to Mercury (aromatic, volatile
oil, lungs, respiration, the channel between the above and below, as
Mercury  is the mediator and
messenger between these two worlds)
“Angelica aligns you to walk with your guardian angel” A drawing of an angel by the founder of Alchemilla Apothecary when she was almost 4 years old.
The spagyric tincture contains the spirit, essential
oil and purified mineral salt of Angelic Anrchangelica.
10 ml 150 kr + shipping

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2 Responses

  1. Monika Murawska

    What a fantastic and interesting blog! I read all stories with pleasure. Thank you.

  2. Alchemillas Apotek

    Thank you so much!