Angelica is an umbelliferous plant with a fluted
stem grown in the Marais Poitevin (close
from Niort in the Deux-Sèvres-79). Almost 52
tons are produced every year.
It is said to have many medicinal properties
(digestive, tonic and antispasmodic properties).
Poitiers area believes say that it allowed to cure
plague and that its culture was introduced in the
region in 1602 to check a serious epidemic.
It is used most of the time crystallized in
patisserie, it takes then the aspect of green
sticks. it is also used for jam, liquors and in
cooking to flavor omeletts, trouts...
Angelica plants @NRCO-GP