Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum Plant Part: Seeds Country Of Origin: Egypt Method Of Extraction: Steam Distillation Aroma: Spicy, warm, licorice-like aroma.
Aromatherapy use: Stimulates digestion. Helps relieve cramping, flatulence and menstrual discomfort. The essential oil can be diluted in a carrier and used for abdominal massage, both for digestive complaints and menstrual pain. It can be effectively used for easing breathing, as it is considered an excellent expectorant and antispasmodic.Calming: Helps one to sleep more restfully. Well known for its effect on the digestive system. Anise has antispasmodic for nerves and muscles. Anise is indicated for lack of menstruation, menopause, colitis, and poor breathing due to nerves. Energetically, it is thought to enhance the 'chi', replenishing deficiency; this may be especially effective for those fatigued from overwork and stress coupled with a weak constitution. Anise inspires exhilaration, euphoria and elation. May be used in a massage formula or diffused.
- Blends well with fennel, petitgrain.
- Made in USA.
Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy. Never use essential oils internally. Keep out of reach of children.
Additional notes: Anise oil contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens, warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve.