Most of us are familiar with this herb as a kitchen spice.
This oil is used by the pharmaceutical industry to flavor cough syrups and dental products, and to cover the unpleasant taste of drugs. It serves as a good masking agent.Uses of Aniseed Essential Oil
SpainHistory and Background
Aniseed (Anise) has a history of use as a spice and fragrance. It has been cultivated in Egypt for at least 4,000 years. Recordings of its diuretic use and treatment of digestive problems and toothache are seen in medical texts from this era.
In ancient Greek history, writings explain how Anise helps breathing, relieves pain, encourages urine, and eases thirst. The oil has been used commercially since the 1800's.
Aniseed oil encourages and stimulates the conscious mind, opening it to the Universe. It is said that it induces clairvoyance and energizes the brain
This oil is colorless to pale yellow.Aromatic Description
Aniseed has a warm, spicy-sweet scent.Biological Makeup and Components
Trans-anethole (up to 90%), a phenol, anisix (aldehyde), limonene (terpene).Extraction Technique
Steam distillation of the seeds.Information for Aromatherapists
Aniseed Essential Oil is a top note and blends well with Amyris, Bay Cardamom, Caraway, Cedarwood, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Galbanum, Mandarin, Petitgrain and Rosewood.
Our Aniseed Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions