Angelica Root oil, France has a light, slightly peppery top note is attributed to Phellandrene(monoterpene), the dominant component. The middle notes are herbaceous-earthy and woody and "slightly musky animal-like with a spicy undertone." Lactones; minor components occurring in small amounts cause these "special effects" and are probably the reason Angelica Root Oil blends and harmonizes so well. One of these lactones is Cyclopentadecanolide. Angelica Root Oil is highly respected in the aromatics industry. It blends well with Patchouli, Opopanax, Costus, Sage Clary, Vetiver, Oakmoss, Coumarin, Citrus Colognes, and Oriental Bases.