Anise Essential Oil
Organic Anise Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pimpinella anisum
Parts Used: Dried Seeds
Method: Steam Distillation
Notes: Sweet & herbaceous
About Anise Essential Oil
Warm, spicy-sweet and licorice-like, it has a long history of use as a spice and a medicine throughout history in Egypt, the Middle East, and Europe.
Antiseptic – kills germs and bacteria
Antispasmodic – helps relieve cramps associated with menstrual cramps, coughs, digestive distress, and nervousness
Carminative – relieves gas
Expectorant – breaks us mucus and congestion
Galactagogue – increases the supply of a mother’s milk
Stimulant – stimulates blood circulations, hormone secretions, and the release of enzymes
Stomachic – aides the stomach by balancing bile and acid, soothes coldness
Use a diffuser, inhaler or palm inhalation
Emotionally - Calming
Blends Well With:
Bay, black pepper, cardamom, caraway, cedarwood, clary sage, coriander, dill, fennel, ginger, lavender, mandarin, orange, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, rose, and rosewood.
Recipe - Tummy Diffuser Blend
4 drops Peppermint
3 drops Lemon
2 drops Anise
The major component in anise is anethole, which is known to cause dermatitis in some individuals. Do not use while pregnant or breastfeeding. NEVER TAKE INTERNALLY. USE WITH EXTREME CAUTION.
As with all essential oils, please do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Keep away from mucous membranes. Dilute properly. If applying to your body do a skin patch test diluted in the proper carrier. Keep away from children.
This information is for educational purposes only, is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent any disease. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA.