The wild angelica (Angelica sylvestris) belongs to Apiaceae (the Carrot family). It is a biennial herb that is distributed in central and southern Europe. This herb grows in moist areas such as forest edges, grasslands, and riverbanks, and is 1-2 meters in height. The stem is tinged reddish purple, the leaves are bipinnate compound, and the edges of the leaflets have serrations. The compound umbels are borne on the tips of the branches and bloom white to pale pink flowers from July to September. The whole plant has sweetness, bitterness and strong aroma, and is used for flavored vegetables and herbal tea.