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Anise Essential Oil--Pimpinella anisum (Anise Seed) Oil 15ml (0.5oz)
Anise Essential Oil has a warm aroma of black licorice.
Blends With: Bay, Cardamom Caraway Cedarwood, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Mandarin, Petitgrain and Rosewood.
Add a drop or two to your diffuser to ehance any of our aroma essential oil blends.
Anise Essential Oil can be beneficial for bronchitis, colds, coughs, flatulence, flu, muscle aches, rheumatism according to Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 60-66.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Aniseed has a spicy, sweet licorice-like scent, giving a medium top note.
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Product Abstract: Aniseed is the fruit of the annual anise plant of the parsley family (Umbelliferae). It grows up to 60cm in height with leaves varying in shape from heart-shaped to feathery. The fruits are covered with short hairs and each contains two dark seeds with light ribs.
Main Constituents: Anethole: 88.03%
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A colorless to pale yellow liquid with a thin consistency.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.