Bai Zhi
(Angelica dahurica Radix)

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Bai Zhi
(Angelica dahurica Radix)

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CO2 extracted Angelica dahurica Radix - 5ml
“White Rootlet”

The full bodied, rich leather, and warm spicy aroma of this Bai Zhi essential oil, when inhaled directly, rises, permeating the nasal passages and frontal sinuses, effectively opening and drying as it goes. Pressure, swelling and pain are quickly reduced.

Our Bai Zhi essential oil is CO2 extracted. This method assures that the concentrated essence of the plant will express it’s traditional Chinese medicine actions with the added benefit of powerful aromatherapy.

Angelica dahurica grows wild in northeastern China, in damp habitats often near riverbanks and along streams. For medicinal purposes, these white colored roots are collected at the end of summer and in autumn when the leaves turn yellow.

As an essential oil, Bali Zhi promotes blood circulation, and along with its warming nature is good for cold extremities as a 4% dilution in Witch Hazel or Rice vinegar as an invigorating rub.

Its action is ascending.Traditionally, it is frequently used for Yang Ming type headache, to clear the sinuses, sinus pressure and toothache, and as an essential oil, is also affective generally for head wind affecting vision or hearing, dizziness. Its action is ascending. A classic combination for headaches is Bai Zhi with Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum wallichii).

Dermatologically, Bai Zhi essential oil may be applied as an aid to reduce swelling, expel pus, lymph congestion, vaginal discharge and eliminate toxins for sores, accesses and insect bites. It promotes clear complexion, and can be used topically to eliminate blemishes, or dark spots. It accomplishes this partially because it is a mild irritant therefore it is best to used in no higher than a 4% dilution.

For toothaches, mix one drop of Bai Zhi, one drop of Ding Xiang (clove) and one drop of Almond oil and dab on the painful tooth.

Angelica dahurica essential oil has anti-fungal, anti-sceptic, anti-microbial properties and additionally, promotes healthy tissue growth.

Various components of Bai Zhi have demonstrated significant analgesic effects as well as muscle-relaxant qualities to treat muscle spasms and cramps. (Chen and Chen p.61)

Note: Middle - Base

Channels entered: Lung, Stomach, Spleen

TCM category: Releasing exterior wind cold

Major Chemical Components: Monoterpnes: pinene

15ml bottles of essential oils are offered at a 15% discount for licensed professionals only. This offer is available on web orders only.  For discount pricing on even larger sizes or orders of 10 or more bottles of the same oil please send us an email with your requirements.

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