angelica oil

angelica oil

[an′jel·ə·kə ‚ȯil]
(materials)
An essential oil with an odor that is strongly aromatic; soluble in alcohol; main ingredients are phellandrene and valeric acid; distilled from the seeds and roots of Angelica archangelica; used in medicines, liqueurs, and perfumes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In nitric oxide scavenging tests, the Angelica oil fraction and its main components, m-cresol and sabinene, showed significant scavenging activities dose-dependently (Figure 2).
This indicates that the concentration of Angelica oil needs to be five times greater than that of BHA in order to produce the same reducing power of BHA.