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View in Spanish: Raíz de angélica

Angelica root (an-JEH-lih-kuh root)
The root of any of a group of herbs called Angelica. It has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems, including gastrointestinal problems such as loss of appetite, feelings of fullness, and gas.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.