Anise seed has a long history of use as a spice and medicine.The health benefits of Anise Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-epileptic, anti-hysteric, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, aperient, carminative, friendly, decongestant and a sedative. It has been used as a spice and flavoring agent since ancient times.
Botanical Name :
Fresh, sweet, spicy, licorice-like
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bay, black pepper, ginger, lavender, orange, pine, rose
Do not confuse Anise seed oil (Pimpinella anisum) with Anise Star oil (Illicium vernum) which is produced from the fruit of a tree. Anise seed oil will crystallize at cool temperatures due to the anethole content in the oil.
Oil Specific:Avoid while pregnant or breast-feeding. May cause skin irritation. General:As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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